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Greg Laurie Podcast

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Greg Laurie delivers compelling, practical insights on faith, culture, and current events—with an emphasis on the saving power of the gospel message. He is the founding pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, main speaker of the Harvest Crusades, and host of the daily program, A New Beginning. For over 40 years, Pastor Greg and Harvest Ministries have been committed to knowing God and making Him known. Learn more at https://harvest.org/.

Greg Laurie delivers compelling, practical insights on faith, culture, and current events—with an emphasis on the saving power of the gospel message. He is the founding pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, main speaker of the Harvest Crusades, and host of the daily program, A New Beginning. For over 40 years, Pastor Greg and Harvest Ministries have been committed to knowing God and making Him known. Learn more at https://harvest.org/.

Location:

Coniston, NSW

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Greg Laurie delivers compelling, practical insights on faith, culture, and current events—with an emphasis on the saving power of the gospel message. He is the founding pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, main speaker of the Harvest Crusades, and host of the daily program, A New Beginning. For over 40 years, Pastor Greg and Harvest Ministries have been committed to knowing God and making Him known. Learn more at https://harvest.org/.

Twitter:

@greglaurie

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 4000 Riverside,CA 92514 1-800-821-3300


Episodes

Best of 2020: Why Does God Allow Trials in the Life of the Believer?: To Comfort Others

1/20/2021
School kids love to whisper something to someone and say “pass it on.” Remember doing that? But today’s insight is worth passing on in more than a whisper. Today, Pastor Greg Laurie points out that God sees our trials, God reaches out to com fort us in our trials, and then He wants us to reach out with that same comfort to someone else who’s suffering. It’s a lesson on how we can be the hands and feet of God to those around us - one of the most requested studies of the year today A New...

Duration:00:27:33

Best of 2020: Why Does God Allow Trials in the Life of the Believer?: Opportunity

1/19/2021
The song says if we never had a problem, we’d never know God can solve them. And if we never let God solve our problems, how will our friends know God can solve their problems? Today on A New Beginning, Pastor Greg Laurie points out our trials are an opportunity to put our faith to work and to put our faith on display. It’s good insight from one of the top ten most requested messages of the past year. If you’re going through a tough time today, there’s good encouragement straight ahead. View...

Duration:00:27:48

Best of 2020: Why Does God Allow Trials in the Life of the Believer?: The Benefits

1/18/2021
Why do believers face trials? If we’re God’s children and He has infinite power, why doesn’t He use that power to spare us? So many have asked that question. It’s easy to ask . . . it’s not so easy to find a satisfying answer. That’s why we’re so glad you’ve joined us for today’s edition of A New Beginning. Pastor Greg Laurie tackles that question head on. You’ll get some solid, straightforward biblical insight on trials today from one of the past year’s most requested studies. View and...

Duration:00:29:07

Sunday Message: What the Death of Jesus Means to You

1/17/2021
Why did Jesus have to suffer and die? The cross was not a mistake in God’s plan. It was the plan all along—to save us. In this Sunday message, Pastor Greg Laurie preaches on one of the most important subjects in all the Bible: the death of Jesus. From Mark 15, it’s the latest message in our series, The Gospel for Busy People. Notes We need to go out into the world and preach the gospel. Not through politics, but through prayer and preaching, we will turn our world upside down in the same...

Duration:00:41:42

What Do You Live For?: Classic Crusade from Philadelphia, PA

1/16/2021
In this classic crusade message, Pastor Greg Laurie poses a pointed question to his audience: "What Do You Life For?" Pastor Greg declares, "It is our short time on earth—it is here that we determine where we will spend eternity." With a steady look at the apostle Paul's words in Philippians 1, this message challenges us to look to Heaven not only as our destination but our motivation and hope. If you would like to know more about a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, just go to...

Duration:00:45:36

Best of 2020: God's Plan for Sex & Marriage: The Problem with Selfishness

1/15/2021
It’s been said that if marriage doesn’t end your selfishness, selfishness might lead to the end of your marriage. A good marriage is made up of givers and forgivers. Today on A New Beginning, Pastor Greg Laurie brings another of his most requested studies of the year with a look at strengthening our marriages. We’ll see marriages that go the distance work on closing the distance between the two spouses through better communication and reorienting priorities. Let’s learn more. View and...

Duration:00:27:44

Best of 2020: God's Plan for Sex & Marriage: Experiencing His Blessing

1/14/2021
Some people may think taking God’s advice on sex is like taking the principal’s advice on how to have a fun day at school. Just a lot of “don’t you dare”s. But today on A New Beginning, Pastor Greg Laurie reminds us that God created us, and sex was His idea. And we’ll see that, as we follow His guidelines, we’ll find the fulfillment we long for. It’s one in our series of top-ten most requested messages of the past year. View and subscribe to Pastor Greg’s weekly notes. --- Learn more and...

Duration:00:25:40

Best of 2020: God's Plan for Sex & Marriage: Building on the Right Foundation

1/13/2021
Imagine getting a nice, thoughtful birthday present for a good friend of yours. But when he opens it up, he’s more excited about the box the gift came in than the gift itself. Today on A New Beginning, Pastor Greg Laurie points out how couples often do that with those things that surround a marriage. We’ll see how to make sure we honor our relationships the way God wants us to. It’s a good reminder today that marriage is a covenant between a husband, a wife, and God Himself. View and...

Duration:00:27:10

Best of 2020: Greg Laurie & Don Stewart on the Hard Questions Nonbelievers Ask: Part 3

1/12/2021
Many of us have “a-ha” moments. Something puzzles us but then—“a-ha”—we discover the answer. We can have a-ha moments thumbing through a dictionary, or a news article . . . we might watch a documentary or a how-to video. But when nonbelievers ask tough questions about the faith, instead of offering them an a-ha moment, they sometimes hand us an “uh-oh” moment. Help is on the way today on A New Beginning from Pastor Greg Laurie and Bible scholar Don Stewart. View and subscribe to Pastor...

Duration:00:27:59

Best of 2020: Greg Laurie & Don Stewart on the Hard Questions Nonbelievers Ask: Part 2

1/11/2021
We’re ambassadors for Christ; we’re the “field representatives” for our faith. As such, we feel a bit of responsibility, and the “what ifs” go through our mind. “What if I can’t explain what I believe—will people wonder if I really believe it? What if they run circles around me with what they learned in some philosophy class?” Maybe you need your own class to get prepared. Well, class is in session today on A New Beginning. Pastor Greg Laurie speaks with author and Christian apologist, Don...

Duration:00:27:17

Sunday Message: A Second Chance in Life

1/10/2021
We can’t change the past, but as Pastor Greg Laurie shares in this Sunday morning episode, Jesus can take our endings and turn them into new beginnings! Listen in for much-needed encouragement from the life of the apostle Peter in Mark 14. It’s the latest in our series, The Gospel for Busy People. Notes We see problems, God sees solutions. We see failure, God sees potential. We see an end and God sees a new beginning. God can take our endings and turn them into beginnings. Read: Mark...

Duration:00:39:49

Soul Surfer: An Interview with Bethany Hamilton

1/9/2021
In this concise interview, Greg Laurie hears the story of Bethany Hamilton. She describes how God brought her through a traumatic experience and gave her a platform to share her life story and her faith in Jesus Christ. This interview originally took place at a past SoCal Harvest event. In a single moment, professional surfer Bethany Hamilton's life was changed forever when a shark bit off her left arm. Her life could have ended, but God had other plans for her. Join Pastor Greg for this...

Duration:00:08:21

Best of 2020: Greg Laurie & Don Stewart on the Hard Questions Nonbelievers Ask: Part 1

1/8/2021
Levi Strauss is credited with saying, “An expert knows all the answers—if you ask the right questions.” The trouble is, when a nonbeliever is throwing the questions our way, he may ask a tough one . . . and he’ll find out an “expert” we’re not. Today on A New Beginning, Pastor Greg Laurie invites his friend and Bible scholar, Don Stewart to join him as they discuss how to address the toughest questions nonbelievers ask. It’s one of this past year’s most requested presentations. View and...

Duration:00:28:32

Best of 2020: Pastor Greg Laurie Then & Now: Getting on Our Level

1/7/2021
Were you around in 1977? Back then, the mini-series “Roots” premiered on TV. A postage stamp was 13 cents, gas was 62 cents. And snow fell in Miami, Florida. In 1977, Pastor Greg Laurie was standing at a pulpit about to preach a message and give his testimony. Today on A New Beginning, we’ll hear that recording. 24-year-old Greg’s voice was a bit higher, but his passion for the gospel was already deep and infectious. View and subscribe to Pastor Greg’s weekly notes. --- Learn more and...

Duration:00:33:10

Best of 2020: Pastor Greg Laurie Then & Now: Making a Deal with God

1/6/2021
Well, we’re glad you’re joining us on a special edition of A New Beginning today. Pastor Greg Laurie is here with me in the studio. And, Pastor Greg, as part of our series of most requested messages of the year, we’re going to be going back into our archives . . . View and subscribe to Pastor Greg’s weekly notes. --- Learn more and subscribe to Harvest updates at harvest.org. A New Beginning is the daily half-hour program hosted by Greg Laurie, pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in...

Duration:00:30:13

Best of 2020: In Case of Emergency: The Strength Needed to Resist

1/5/2021
Ever try to run up a downward escalator? Sounds silly, but kids try it all the time, just to see if they can. When we try to fight against the lures of temptation on our own strength, we’re running up a downward escalator. The momentum against us is just too much. Today on A New Beginning, Pastor Greg Laurie helps us change escalators and embrace the power and provision of God through prayer. When we’re moving in the same direction as the Spirit of God, the journey is much easier. View and...

Duration:00:26:06

Best of 2020: In Case of Emergency: God Is Bigger Than Your Problems

1/4/2021
Are you facing a challenge right now? A trial, a tragedy, a crisis, a loss? God knows what you’re going through. He’s concerned about what you’re going through. And He has the power to get you through. But today on A New Beginning, Pastor Greg Laurie points out He wants us to come to Him and ask for His help. Prayer is a vital part of surviving the toughest of challenges life throws our way. Today’s message is from our collection of top-ten most-requested presentations. View and subscribe to...

Duration:00:26:38

Sunday Message: The Best Choice

1/3/2021
This is the time of year when we evaluate our lives in light of decisions we’ve made. And in this Sunday morning episode, Pastor Greg Laurie reminds us that each and every day we confront one all-important choice. Get perspective on your priorities as we glean from one woman’s extravagant gift to Jesus in a message titled, “The Best Choice.” It's the latest message in The Gospel for Busy People from Mark 14. Notes Wherever Jesus went, people would throng him. The same people that made Jesus...

Duration:00:32:00

How to Bring Glory to God in the New Year

1/2/2021
In this special episode, Pastor Greg Laurie helps us discover the meaning and the purpose of our lives—to bring glory to God. As we enter this new year, what should be the outlook of every Christian? Pastor Greg encourages us to take a heavenly perspective on our lives and warns us against three things that can keep us "earthbound" this year. Want to learn more about the meaning of your life? Do you want to have a personal relationship with God? Just go to KnowGod.org. --- Learn more about...

Duration:00:17:19

Best of 2020: In Case of Emergency: Access to the Creator of the Universe

1/1/2021
Because of the pandemic of robocalls we all get, if an unfamiliar number pops up on the phone, many people just don’t answer. Who wants those calls? Do we feel like we’re an unfamiliar number popping up God’s phone when we call on Him in prayer? Do we wonder if He’ll pick up the phone? Today on A New Beginning, Pastor Greg Laurie points out that God not only answers the phone, He answers our requests. We’re not an unfamiliar number, not at all. We’re family. View and subscribe to Pastor...

Duration:00:25:31