The Christmas story began with a tree

by Greg Laurie -- I have given up on live Christmas trees. I went with an artificial tree about five years ago, and it's a lot easier. I pull that baby out, more…

Need some real rest this Christmas?

by Greg Laurie -- If you were to think back to the last two Christmases, could you remember what you received? Quite possibly you don't even remember what you received for Christmas more…

The message isn't Christmas -- it's Christ

by Greg Laurie -- Last Christmas the film "Unbroken" was released, which is the story of Louis Zamperini. We had the privilege of having him as a guest at the church where more…

What Jesus said about worry

by Greg Laurie -- When I was in Australia a number of years ago, I noticed they had an expression there that I really like: "No worries, mate." We worry about what more…

Repullulat: Life can 'bud afresh'

by Greg Laurie -- I heard about an industrious farmer who wanted to make some more money. He raised turkeys, and he thought, There are only two drumsticks on a turkey. If more…

Is happiness a lost cause?

by Greg Laurie -- French philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal wrote, "All men seek happiness. This is without exception." I believe that deep down inside, everyone wants to be happy. In fact, more…

The life and death of a conscience

by Greg Laurie -- Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of the Sherlock Holmes novels, was a bit of a practical joker. One day he decided to pull a prank on his friends, more…

Hell is no laughing matter

by Greg Laurie -- There was a time when one of the criticisms of the church, and of preachers in general, was that there was too much hellfire-and-brimstone preaching. If this was more…

Why study Bible prophecy?

by Greg Laurie -- In many ways it seems that our world is on fire right now. I am not talking about global warming or climate change; I am talking about the more…

Why pray?

by Greg Laurie -- A little boy named Josh went over to his grandmother's house for a Sunday dinner, along with the rest of his family. Everyone took their seats around the more…