Greg Laurie

CP Contributor

If You Want to See Revival, Do 'Revival-Like' Things

As believers, we want God to heal our land and change our nation for the better, but as we look at the problems in our country, it's sometimes easier to just point at someone else. We say that the problems in our country are because of the White House or Hollywood, but God says the source of the problems is actually His house, the church.

What Kids Need Most From Their Parents

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 all over again, they would spend more time with their children and their spouse.

Don't Be a Halfhearted Christian

I think we have a lot of halfhearted people filling the pews of churches today. They want to give the bare minimum to the One who gave everything for them. If you try to live as a Christian but live as you please, you will find conflict.

Carpe Diem: The Value of Today

Life is filled with opportunities, but the big question is what we do with them. Do we let them slip by, saying, "Maybe next time. There is always another day"? Or, do we seize them? We may not have as much time as we think.

The Kind of Faith God Requires

Research has found that contrary to the secularism of modern culture, Americans still believe in God. A 2016 Gallup poll revealed that 9 out of 10 Americans say they believe in God. But as writer Will Herberg observed, "America seems to be at once the most religious and the most secular of nations."

It's Time for Another Jesus Revolution

The last great spiritual awakening in America was the Jesus movement, which took place about 40 years ago. I was there, and I think we can not only learn from history, but we can be inspired by history.

When the 'Volcanoes' of Life Erupt

The truth is, everyone you know, including you and your family, live next to a live volcano. I'm talking about those moments in our lives when – without warning – the earth shifts under our feet and life changes forever.

Longing for a Father: A Story About David Cassidy

I recently watched a documentary on the life of David Cassidy titled David Cassidy: The Last Session, and let me tell you, it was just absolutely heartbreaking. To me, the story could be summed up this way: David had a deep longing for a father.

Thoughts on the Tragic Death of Fashion Icon Kate Spade

Kate's death follows other well-known designers who have tragically taken their own lives in the same way. L'Wren Scott in March 2014, and British designer Alexander McQueen four years earlier. In just the last year, musician Chester Bennington from Linkin Park and Soundgarden's lead singer also committed suicide by hanging. Comedian Robin Williams did the same.

Why I'm Coming to Texas for Harvest America on June 10

Texas is changing rapidly, with many new people streaming in from around the nation and the world. You might say the world is literally coming to Texas. Also, two of the most recent mass shootings also happened in Texas, of all places. Yes, even Texas needs Jesus.

Why Prayer Matters

If you want to grow spiritually, there are certain things you don't want in your life – and there are other things you do. There are certain principles that constantly must be in play in your life, and one of them is prayer.

We Must Be Patient When Sharing Our Faith

When God tells me I need to be patient when it comes to sharing my faith, it's not that easy for me. I like results. However, just as a fisherman often must sit quietly in his boat for hours at a time patiently awaiting the first bite, so we who "fish for people" must be patient.

How Long Does It Take to Trust in Christ?

Have you lost hope today? It has been said that man can live 40 days without food, three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only one second without hope. Jesus Christ can give you hope today, just like he gave to the thief on the cross.

God Is Bigger Than Your Problem!

An unexpected crisis has come your way in life. Maybe your spouse has said he wants out of the marriage. Maybe your child has told you she doesn't want to be a Christian. Maybe you've found out that you have a serious health issue. Whatever it may be, you know it's something beyond your ability to fix.

A Sin Prevalent in Church Today

As Christians we don't want to break God's commandments, which would be committing sins of commission. But we also can be guilty of the sin of omission, which is not doing what we should.