Character: A long habit continued

by Greg Laurie -- D.L. Moody defined character as what you are in the dark. Character is what you are when you are all alone, when there is no one around to more…

God's answers to our excuses

by Greg Laurie -- The best definition I have ever heard for the word "excuse" is, "The skin of a reason stuffed with a lie." Nothing more than a fancy lie, an more…

Christians: Infiltrate, don't isolate

by Greg Laurie -- A few years ago I arrived home to one of California's rolling blackouts. The lights wouldn't turn on. The streetlights were dark. The Internet was down. People in more…

Mercy: The underrated virtue

by Greg Laurie -- In the Roman culture, mercy was not held in high regard. The Romans saw mercy as a weakness, not a virtue. They did not care for mercy at more…

God's definition of happiness

by Greg Laurie -- The Greeks called the island of Cyprus the happy isle. They believed that because of its geographical location, perfect climate and fertile soil, anyone who lived on Cyprus more…

What your children don't need

by Greg Laurie -- I am glad the so-called self-esteem movement seems to have finally seen its day. A friend of mine, Phil Cooke, recently blogged about this: It appears the self-esteem more…

Baby boomers' wicked legacy

by Greg Laurie -- One generation can make a profound difference in the overall lifestyle of a nation. I think of my own generation, the baby boomers, and the legacy of selfishness more…

Tampering with God's template

by Greg Laurie -- It has been said that a family can survive without a nation, but a nation cannot survive without the family. Our very existence as a society depends on more…

Mad at God? Don't be

by Greg Laurie -- What makes you mad? Everyone has something that irritates them. A lot of the things that bother me have to do with cell phones. I was excited about more…