A New Beginning
"The Man Who Tried to Stop Christmas - I"12/17/14
Pastor Greg Laurie says King Herod was the man who tried to stop Christmas! Why would he try to derail such a festive celebration? It's clear insight on the holiday, perspective that looks beyond all those air-brushed Christmas cards.
"The Greatest Story Ever Told: The Birth of Christ - II"
When foreign dignitaries visit our country, we roll out the red carpet. They're treated with appropriate respect and honor. But when the King of Kings came to earth, he spent the night in a stable! Pastor Greg Laurie shows us the stark reality of the...
"Greatest Story Ever Told: The Birth of Christ - I"
Are you ready for Christmas? Not the extravaganza, the sacred celebration. Pastor Greg Laurie helps us quiet our hearts and sharpen our focus on the One who means the most at Christmastime.
"Christmas: The Big Announcement - III"
Pastor Greg Laurie helps us consider the virgin birth we celebrate at Christmastime. He points out, that isn't just a heartwarming part of the story, it's integral to the integrity of our faith.
"Christmas: The Big Announcement - II"
Some days, it seems like we can't see any farther than the problems right in front of us. When that happens, Pastor Greg Laurie says "trust God's point of view." Pastor Greg highlights the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and her great faith in...
"Christmas: The Big Announcement - I"
Do your friends have more of an influence on you than you do on your friends? Pastor Greg Laurie helps us be salt and light in the world around us. Our example: Mary, the mother of Jesus.
"Christmas: The Story Before the Story - III"
Pastor Greg Laurie says doubt is not always a sign that someone is wrong, it may be a sign that they're thinking. Pastor Greg points out the doubt that preceded the birth of John the Baptist, but how the resolution set the stage for the coming...
"Christmas: The Story Before the Story - II"
The great prophet, John the Baptist, was born shortly before Jesus. Pastor Greg Laurie points out why that's significant, and why God hand-picked Elizabeth and Zacharias to be his parents. It's a look at "the story before the story."
"Christmas: The Story Before the Story - I"
Do you know the story of Christmas? Did you know that you're part of the story? Pastor Greg Laurie points out that the Christmas story is a message to our generation and beyond, and we're the storytellers. Listen and gain a deeper understanding of...
"Christ Before Christmas - III"
Jesus created the heavens and earth. The Bible says by Him all things were created. Pastor Greg Laurie points out that some mistakenly believe Jesus began His existence in the manger. But we'll see Jesus even makes pre incarnate appearances in the Old...
"Christ Before Christmas - II"
We know we need to keep Christ in Christmas . . . but Pastor Greg says we also need to keep in mind the Son of God existed BEFORE Christmas. We'll look at pre-incarnate appearances of Jesus in the Old Testament.
"Christ Before Christmas - I"
Pastor Greg Laurie says the Christmas story doesn't begin in a manger. The Christmas story actually begins in the Garden of Eden! Pastor Greg points out the Christmas is a story of redemption, a plan that can be traced back to the Garden.
"Loving God - II"
When your spiritual life has wandered off the narrow path, it's good to know that God allows U-turns! Pastor Greg Laurie helps us see how a downward slide begins, and how to put a stop to it.
"Loving God - I"
We're to love God with all of our heart, soul and mind. Ever wonder why? Pastor Greg Laurie points out that when we love the Lord with everything we have, He becomes everything we need!
"Give Thanks Unto the Lord - II"
It may be difficult to thank God for the crises in our lives, but Pastor Greg Laurie says we CAN show our gratitude to the Lord in the midst of hardship. He reminds us our God is bigger than our circumstances, and we should be thankful for His...
"Give Thanks Unto the Lord - I"
We officially pause and give thanks to the Lord one day a year. But doesn't He deserve more than a quick nod of acknowledgement before a turkey dinner? Pastor Greg Laurie shows us how important it is for believers to display consistent, genuine...
"Give Thanks to the Lord for He is Good"
How important is gratitude in our relationship with God? Pastor Greg Laurie says it's far more than just "good spiritual manners." Tuesday on A NEW BEGINNING, find out how praise and thankfulness are the marks of a healthy Christian life. It's a...
"The Greatest Story Ever Told: The Birth of Christ, Part 2 - II"
Pastor Greg Laurie says our culture has missed the real message of Christmas. He takes us back to Scripture for the message God wants us to hear. It's an appropriate way to begin our week.
"The Greatest Story Ever Told: The Birth of Christ, Part 2 - I"
The holiday season is the busiest time of the year for most of us. But, in reality, it should be the most hopeful, happy time of the year. Pastor Greg Laurie helps us push the reset button with a study of the birth of Christ - truly the greatest story...
"Do You Love Me? - III"
Some believers do well in singing to the Lord, but not as well serving the Lord. Pastor Greg Laurie points out that Jesus wants our praise and worship to be undergirded by obedience and action. It's an important lesson from the series, "The Greatest...
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