God sent you a text: Read it

by Greg Laurie -- In the weeks leading up to SoCal Harvest at Angel Stadium in Anaheim last month, some of our billboards in Southern California were taken down because the images more…

On shame, forgiveness and prayer

by Greg Laurie -- There's something that's really lacking in American culture today: shame. We now celebrate the things we used to be ashamed of. Everything is upside down. Right is wrong. more…

Are you a halfhearted Christian?

by Greg Laurie -- We all will leave a legacy of sorts – either a positive one or a negative one. Our lives eventually will come to an end, and each of more…

What kids need most from their parents

by Greg Laurie -- Over the years as a pastor, I've talked with people on their deathbeds and have often heard the same thing from parents: If they had it to do more…

How to respond to gossip

by Greg Laurie -- I heard about three pastors who went on a trip to Alaska. As pastors of different churches in their little community, they decided to go on the trip more…

The teens who defied a king

by Greg Laurie -- The great evangelist Dwight L. Moody defined character as "what you are in the dark." The measure of someone's character is what they would do if they knew more…

When you're burned out and bummed out

by Greg Laurie -- Suicide is on the rise for girls ages 10 to 14, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Dr. Petra Steinbuchel at the University of California's San more…

Why church should be a part of your life

by Greg Laurie -- Studies have shown that being part of the church is good for your health both physically and spiritually. A February 2018 Time magazine article cites a comprehensive study more…

The 2nd-lowest moment in Jesus' life

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever been extremely lonely, maybe even when you were surrounded by people? Have you ever felt cut off? Have you ever felt as though your friends more…