Here's the shell, but the nut is gone

by Greg Laurie -- A number of years ago, I conducted a funeral service for the crew of Alaska Airlines flight 261. The McDonnell-Douglas MD 83 was on its way from Mexico more…

Why on earth are you here?

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever had one of those seemingly perfect moments in life when everything just came together? It may have been a stunning sunset, a beautiful, star-filled night more…

Better than happiness

by Greg Laurie -- Christmas, so it is supposed, is the happiest time of the year. I don't know who wrote that song, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," but more…

Losing Christ at Christmas

by Greg Laurie -- What's that old saying? "The only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys." And that's why Christmas is such a letdown for so many more…

Hold on to your spouse for dear life!

by Greg Laurie -- It has been said, "A family can survive without a nation, but a nation cannot survive without the family." Long before there was a government, or even a more…

God's cure for heart trouble

by Greg Laurie -- You may remember the grinning, gap-toothed character from Mad magazine, Alfred E. Neuman. His slogan was, "What, me worry?" It makes you wonder if old Alfred has looked more…

Putting the 'thanks' back into Thanksgiving

by Greg Laurie -- The first Thanksgiving, during which the Pilgrim colonists feasted with their Indian guests, lasted three days. The idea was the same, but the menu was a bit different. more…

Turn your enemies into friends

by Greg Laurie -- You may have some issues of genuine pain in your family. You've been wounded at some point – hurt deeply – by the people who should have loved more…