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…

No time to waste!

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever wasted your time? Or, let me restate the question: Do you have a smartphone? Seventy percent of the world's population now own a smartphone, which more…

Spiritual awakening: Our only hope

by Greg Laurie -- The church is under attack in every way imaginable right now, both literally and figuratively. We are still reeling from the horrific attack on the Emanuel AME Church more…

An appeal to heaven

by Greg Laurie -- What gets you irritated or angry? For me, it is pretty predictable. My wife has told me, "I'll notice you're getting irritable, and I'll realize it's a simple more…

A revolutionary idea: Tell the truth

by Greg Laurie -- I heard a story about a minster who was walking down the street and saw a group of boys standing around a dog. The minister thought they might more…