The Python and the Chihuahua

What we think about is really important. In Philippians 4:8, the apostle Paul wrote, “Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy–meditate on these things” (NKJV). Another translation puts it this way: “Summing it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, . . . read more ›

The God Who Suffers

When we think of God, we usually consider that fact that He is righteous, holy, loving, and good. But here is something else to consider about God: He is the God who has suffered. We don’t tend to think that a perfect Creator would experience such a human trait as human pain and suffering. After all, why would you suffer if you did not have to? But God has suffered,and that more deeply than any of us could ever imagine. . . . read more ›

O.C. Thursday tonight!

Tonight is our third night of our new Thursday Bible study in Orange County, California. I will be speaking on “Jesus Christ: God with Us.” This is part of our new series called Essentials: What Every Christian Needs To Know. I hope you can come and join us if you are in the area. Speaking on Skid Row As you may remember, I had the privilege of sharing the gospel on Skid Row this last Thanksgiving. This was part of . . . read more ›

Theology Without Apology (A review of O.C. Thursdays, Week 2)

Hey everyone! As you all know, the O.C. Thursday night Bible study is off and running. This coming Thursday, I will be in our new Essentials series, and my topic will be “Jesus: God With Us.” Richard Abanes, who is an outstanding apologist and writer, has been in attendance the last two weeks. He recently wrote about what happened last Thursday night. So, with his permission, I thought I would share it with you. Theology Without Apology: Greg Laurie – Week . . . read more ›