That nagging thing called guilt

by Greg Laurie -- When my son Jonathan was in his early teens, we were driving somewhere when he turned to me and said, "Dad, what is a conscience?" Defining a conscience more…

Forgiveness is not optional

by Greg Laurie -- A story is told of Leonardo da Vinci's creation of his painting "Last Supper," in which he decided to paint the face of his enemy as the face more…

Do hardships make you bitter or better?

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever been sorely mistreated through no fault of your own? Perhaps you were the victim of an orchestrated campaign of slander and lies. Maybe you were more…

The best family going

by Greg Laurie -- It has become somewhat trendy for people to say, "I love Jesus, but I just don't love Christians. They drive me insane." Here's my question for them: How more…

Jesus: Not a life-improvement program

by Greg Laurie -- Prior to the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947, the oldest completed Hebrew manuscript of the Old Testament was dated to around A.D. 900. The Dead more…

Death died when Christ rose

by Greg Laurie -- Sometimes people get angry with God and say they're never going to talk to Him again. They're never going to go to church again. And they're never going more…

In the right place at the right time

by Greg Laurie -- Theologian A.B. Simpson said, "God is preparing his heroes; and when the opportunity comes, he can fit them into their places in a moment, and the world will more…

What the church should do more of

by Greg Laurie -- If there is a sin the church as a whole is guilty of today, I would say it is prayerlessness. As a pastor, I have noticed at church more…

You can't change you! But God can

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever noticed how we sometimes treat animals like people? For example, there are people who treat their dogs like their own children, dressing them up in more…

Fearful of the future?

by Greg Laurie -- When I was 17, I felt like I was 70 because I had seen things no young man should ever see. I was being raised by my alcoholic more…