From Pastor Greg Laurie.
“But many who are the greatest now will be least important then, and those who seem least important now will be the greatest then.” —Matthew 19:30
Maybe you sometimes feel the way Peter did. Speaking on behalf of the disciples, he said to Jesus, “We’ve given up everything to follow you. What will we get?” (Matthew 19:27). Read More
Over the course of the next 21 days, we will journey together through stories of life change, personal encouragement, and action steps to share with our community the Gospel—the good news of Jesus and his resurrection that allows us to have a new life. Every Saturday during this emphasis is “community day,” and our entire church will be wearing their “The Best is Yet To Come” (TBIYTC) shirts and handing out invites in the community. But for today, take some time and write down a few notes of how Jesus has changed your life. Here is a guide for your thoughts… Read More
As I look back over the last month and reflect on our recently-completed series at Relevant, It’s Complicated, I realize that while we answered a lot of questions about relationships, singleness, and sexuality, there are other important related topics that we just did not have time to cover. Following are links that may help you navigate some of the questions we did not have time to address during this series: Read More
I stood there in white, and made a promise in red.
I promised that I would be patient and kind, that I would bear all things, always trust, always hope, always persevere.
I promised that I would stay for better or for worse.
Until death. Read More
You can feel it coming. Always this coming, this darkness, this weight.
Like this rain rolling in, you hear it, ignore it, push it away, fight it, dread it.
But it comes and sweeps low, this darkness. This cloud whose shadow casts and looms.
Nothing is wrong, and everything is wrong. Things that aren’t hard, are so hard.
It’s hard to remember this darkness when it’s not there, and its hard to remember without it when it is. Read More
Life is made up of a series of decisions (at least it feels a lot like that for our family lately). With every step and turn, it seems like the next decision has to be made. Whether it’s small decision like, Do I get the usual or splurge on a venti coffee today? or something more potentially life-altering like what career will I choose or how do we plan to educate our children? In the end, life is just a big ol’ heaping spoonful of decisions. So how do we deal with this? More importantly, how would Christ deal with this? Well, let’s consider the life-focus of Jesus that served as a backdrop for all of His decisions. Read More