Greg Laurie

Greg Laurie

Op-ed contributor

Greg Laurie is the pastor and founder of the Harvest churches in California and Hawaii and of Harvest Crusades. He is an evangelist, best-selling author and movie producer. His newest book Lennon, Dylan, Alice & Jesus

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  • It Takes One to Make One

    It Takes One to Make One

    To be growing Christians, we must be disciples of Jesus Christ. Why? Because Jesus told us to go into all the world and make disciples. It takes one to make one. So first we have to know what a disciple is so that we can then go and make other disciples.

  • How's Your Service?

    How's Your Service?

    Some believers have known the Lord for years, yet they think it is all about everyone catering to them. But my question is this: When are they going to grow up and start serving other people?

  • Giving Place to the Word of God

    Giving Place to the Word of God

    There are times when I have gone into the pulpit with a prepared message and have ended up saying things that I never planned on saying. I believe that is because God will speak through the person who is teaching His Word. Something supernatural takes place when we hear God's Word being taught in person.

  • Narcissists Need Not Apply

    Narcissists Need Not Apply

    I read an interesting article about how narcissistic our culture is today. It said, "A new analysis of the American Freshman Survey, which has accumulated data for the past 47 years from 9 million young adults, reveals that college students are more likely than ever to call themselves gifted and driven to succeed, even though their test scores and time spent studying are decreasing.

  • You Are Being Watched

    You Are Being Watched

    There is a direct connection between a Christian's worship and a Christian's witness. Believers are being watched both inside and outside of the church.

  • There's Nothing Like It

    There's Nothing Like It

    When someone loses a loved one, perhaps a grandparent, a parent, a spouse, or even a child, where does that person usually turn? Many people will turn to the church. Even if they aren't a part of the church, they often will come to the church looking for help. And they find help and solace there.

  • Are We Victims of Fate or Does God Have a Plan?

    Are We Victims of Fate or Does God Have a Plan?

    It has been said that men talk of killing time while time quietly kills them. According to the Bible, we live our lives for a certain period of time—not a moment longer and not a moment shorter.

  • Finished!

    Finished!

    The cross was the goal of Jesus from the very beginning. His birth was so there would be His death. The incarnation was for our atonement. He was born to die so that we might live. And when He had accomplished the purpose He had come to fulfill, He summed it up with a single word: "finished."

  • The Power of Christ's Words

    The Power of Christ's Words

    Christ's passionate love for the world is evident in His statements from the Cross:

  • Easter Brings Hope

    Easter Brings Hope

    Easter is not about brightly colored eggs, wearing pastels, or enjoying a big meal, although it could include these. Easter is about the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.