Greg Laurie is the senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship with campuses in California and Hawaii. He began his pastoral ministry at the age of 19 by leading a Bible study of 30 people. Since then, God has transformed that small group into a church of some 15,000 people.

Today, Harvest is one of the largest churches in America.

In 1990, Greg Laurie began holding large-scale public evangelistic events called Harvest Crusades. Since that time, in-person attendance and live webcast views for these events have totaled more than 7.6 million, with 489,345 people deciding to made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ.

Along with his work at Harvest Ministries, Greg Laurie served as the 2013 Honorary Chairman of the National Day of Prayer, and also serves on the board of directors of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. He holds honorary doctorates from Biola University and Azusa Pacific University.



Greg Laurie has a daily nationally syndicated radio program, A New Beginning, which is broadcast on more than 800 radio outlets around the world, as well as a weekly television program.



Greg Laurie has authored over 70 books including Live Love Fight, Tell Someone, Greatest Stories Ever Told, Hope for Hurting Hearts, As It Is in Heaven, and his autobiography, Lost Boy. The accompanying documentary film, Lost Boy: The Next Chapter has won eight awards at international film festivals. His most recent film, Hope for Hurting Hearts, features his story of trusting God through tragedy.



Greg has been married to Cathe Laurie for more than 40 years and he has two sons, Christopher and Jonathan. Christopher went to be with the Lord in 2008. Greg and Cathe also have five grandchildren.

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We all want to be a good follower of Christ, did you know that If you want to be a successful Christian, you must read, study, and love God’s Word.

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Moses had Come Such a LONG WAY from the Impetuous Young Prince of Egypt, or the old man watching the bush burn. He was now God’s man, God’s Intercessor and God’s friend.

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Moses had Come Such a LONG WAY from the Impetuous Young Prince of Egypt, or the old man watching the bush burn. He was now God’s man, God’s Intercessor and God’s friend.

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When Christians love one another it’s a powerful witness to the world. When Christians fight with one another it’s a poor witness to the world.

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Did you know that one person can make all the difference? Many say “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something.

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Did you know that everyone needs Jesus? In the first movement, we see Jesus has power over nature as He calmed the storm.

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Some are Small and Quiet, and Pretty Much all have their Challenges. How Many of you Come. From a perfect family?  A Dysfunctional Family?

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You learn things in storms that you would not necessarily learn elsewhere. In this storm, Satan was trying to stop Jesus, but he failed!

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Why do some succeed and others fail as Christians? Well the simple answer is because they choose to.

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Many do not really understand what it means to be a follower of Jesus. When Jesus put His team together.

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In the eyes of many, John the Baptist was a radical, a revolutionary. John had a job . . . to prepare the way for the Lord. John was the greatest of all the prophets.

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For months, life has been anything but normal.  Now, many are talking about the “new normal.” Today on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie brings good, biblical perspective to our

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Some people believe happiness disappeared when the coronavirus appeared.  It’s been a challenge, to be sure.

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Whether your challenges are few or many, Pastor Greg Laurie says your first response should be to take them to God’s throne!  Tuesday on A NEW BEGINNING, tune in for a reassuring s

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Runners don’t win a prize for how fast they leave the starting block.  And similarly, when we run “for the prize of the high calling,” it’s all about how we finish.

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Pastor Greg Laurie concludes his timely series, End Times, with a practical message from Luke 12 titled, “Things to Do Before the End of the World.” Notes

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In this classic interview, Pastor Greg Laurie discusses suffering, evil, and the goodness of God with Randy Alcorn, best-selling author of If God Is Good: Faith in the Midst of Suf

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Pastor Greg Laurie says God isn't content getting the leftovers from our lives.

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Do the people around you know that you're a Christian? Today on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie points out the importance of making a public stand for the Lord.

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Something remarkable happened in the time of Nehemiah. After rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem in record time, there was an outbreak of prayer . . .

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Do the people around you know that you're a Christian? Today on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie points out the importance of making a public stand for the Lord.

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The Bible concedes that sin can be fun . . . but it also loudly declares that unrepentant sin can lead to death!

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Pastor Greg Laurie continues in his Sunday series, End Times, with a message from Revelation 21 titled, “There’s a Better World Coming!” Don’t we need a better world right now?

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In this podcast, we revisit a fascinating conversation between Pastor Greg Laurie, Senator Tim Scott, and Trey Gowdy. 

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Was there ever a time when your passion for the Lord was stronger? Friday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie helps us evaluate our level of spiritual growth.

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Some serve the Lord in the limelight, others serve God in relative obscurity. But Pastor Greg Laurie says everything we do for Christ counts!

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It’s been said that character is who you really are; reputation is just what others think you are.

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Temptations come our way every day. Sometimes it feels like we’re surrounded by them.

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When we “fear God,” we don’t need to fear much else! Monday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie brings important encouragement from a practical study in the Book of Nehemiah.

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Pastor Greg Laurie continues his Sunday morning series, "End Times," with a message from Revelation 13 titled, “Antichrist, Armageddon, and the Second Coming.” Notes

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In this podcast, we’re taking you back in time 30 years to the very first Harvest Crusade with Pastor Greg Laurie.

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How can we keep pressing forward when many around us want us to stop, and criticize our every move?  That was the dilemma faced by Nehemiah as he rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem.  T

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Paul exhorts us to pray for those in authority, and few governmental positions are more strategic to our national security than our Secretary of State—the one who represents us in

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Pastor Greg Laurie shares a message titled, "Is Coronavirus a Sign of the End Times?" in which he considers whether this pandemic is a wake-up call for all of us.  Notes

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The book of Nehemiah records a tremendous example of teamwork in the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem.

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How can we be used of God as great men and women of Scripture were? Pastor Greg Laurie says simply answer God’s call.

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When we’re serving the Lord wholeheartedly, we can count on opposition. Pastor Greg Laurie says the book of Nehemiah teaches us how to be ready, and how to persevere.

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Someone has said prayer moves the Hand that moves the world. And Tuesday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie points out how to put the power of prayer to work.

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In the pages of Scripture, God has promises waiting for us . . . they’re blessings ready to be redeemed.

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Pastor Greg Laurie delivers a message from Philippians 4, offering encouraging words to help us dispel the worries that plague our lives.

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Pastor Greg Laurie joins Pastor Jeff Lasseigne, Pastor Jonathan Laurie, Pastor Jason Powell, and Kristin Hill to take questions and give answers.

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Pastor Greg Laurie points out that we each have some form of ministry … some way that we’re serving God’s Kingdom.

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You can start a footrace with an explosion of energy and enthusiasm, but it’s how you finish that ends up in the record books.

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When tragedy strikes, we often ask why. We never seem to ask that question in times of blessing. Tuesday on A NEW BEGINNING.

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In Psalm 27:5 it says, “For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent and set me high upon a rock.” We grow in o

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Joseph had been betrayed time after time … yet he showed a stunning example of forgiveness that saved his family and a nation!

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Pastor Greg Laurie calls the Biblical patriarch Joseph “The Teenager Who Changed the World.” He’s a paragon of virtue in the face of trial and challenge.

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Our adversary is much bigger and stronger than we are. And that’s why Pastor Greg Laurie points out we’re not called to fight him alone!

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When you come face to face with a problem that’s bigger than you are, what do you? Pastor Greg Laurie says we should do what David did.

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On a special edition of A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie interviews a husband and wife who’ve faced great difficulty.  They point out how to survive anything by redefining every

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With many Americans trying to cope with the restrictions brought on by the coronavirus, it’s more important than ever to look to scripture for answers to our most pressing concerns

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So many people are consumed with the search for happiness. But Pastor Greg Laurie says they often look in the wrong places.

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Would you like revival to happen through you? Pastor Greg Laurie says it first must happen TO you! Tuesday on A NEW BEGINNING, we’ll learn how to bring revival to our time.

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According to Pastor Greg Laurie, the cure for current problems doesn’t start at the White House, it starts in God’s house!

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The problems of our culture can’t be cured by ballyhoo, boycott or even at the ballot box. Pastor Greg Laurie points out God’s prescription for what ails us.

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Worry is not only unproductive, Pastor Greg Laurie says worry is actually a failure to trust in the providence of God. But how can break free from the bonds of worry?

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Worry can burrow its way into our minds. And then it wakes us up with anxious thoughts in the middle of the night.

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Pastor Greg Laurie points to a recent survey showing that teens see depression and anxiety as their number one problem. Adults? Perhaps even more so.

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It may not be possible to live a problem-free life … but Pastor Greg Laurie points out it IS possible to live a worry-free life. How? Find out Friday on A NEW BEGINNING.

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What’s the believer’s response to the Covid-19 crisis? Wednesday tune in for a special edition of A NEW BEGINNING as we eavesdrop on a recent broadcast of Dr.

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It’s a unique time in history. How should believers be conducting themselves … and how can we walk more closely with the Lord in these trying times?

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Monday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie has a special treat in store. He welcomes our most popular guest onto the program.

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When Jesus rose from the grave, He broke the stranglehold death had on mankind.

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As believers, we want to invite sinners to the Savior. But we need to make sure our own sin doesn’t derail our efforts.

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Enoch is one of the only people to never die. The Bible says Enoch walked with God, and God took him straight to heaven!

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The Christian life has been compared to a race … a race we must win.

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In every great story, there’s a hero and a villain. Monday on A NEW BEGINNING Pastor Greg Laurie, focuses on the real-life account of Esther, the heroine of the story . . .

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God notices everything we do for Him. Pastor Greg Laurie says God never forgets. Friday on A NEW BEGINNING, we see a good example of that in a man named Mordecai.

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Did you know you’re related to royalty? Thursday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie points out, as believers, we’re children of the King! We’ve been adopted into God’s family.

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It’s not easy to maintain a godly value system in the midst of an ungodly culture.

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Every time you go to church, there are people around you who have needs. Ever wonder if God placed you there to help meet those needs?

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A balanced worship service should feature not only worship but also the study of God’s Word.

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Singing praises to God is one of the few earthly activities we’ll also perform in heaven.

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In this time of fear and uncertainty Pastor, Greg Laurie opens God's word to tell us how we should respond in this time of crisis.   Support the show.

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Ever worry about the worst case scenario? Those things we worry about seldom come to pass.

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What do you do when life knocks you to your knees? Well, you’re in the perfect position to pray!

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Pastor Greg Laurie says you are uniquely equipped for service, with tools given to you by the hand of God. And He has a plan for how those tools can be used.

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An important warning coming Monday on A NEW BEGINNING. Pastor Greg Laurie points out the tactics and strategies of our adversary.

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Each of us has regrets . . . things we've said, things we've done. But Pastor Greg Laurie shows us how we can rebound and be restored from the failings of the past.

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The Bible tells us to “work out our own salvation.” But we know salvation is a free gift from God.

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Pastor Greg Laurie points out, when we follow the world’s prescription for happiness, we often get just the opposite. So where can we find the joy we’re looking for?

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It’s an era of “selfies” and self-centeredness. We live in a me-first culture. But Pastor Greg Laurie says that attitude never delivers the happiness it promises.

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As you look at your life – how you spend your time, how you spend your money – what are you living for?

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Those who live for the moment are usually destined for disappointment. Those who live for Christ find fulfillment here and in the hereafter.

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The lures of this world are rich in temptation, but poor in offering real fulfillment. Momentary thrills can often bring lifetime regret.

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When life brings us trouble, can we still find joy? That’s a question so many ask eventually.

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Pastor Greg Laurie delivers a message titled "10: Part 1" in his series on the Ten Commandments  Support the show.

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Pastor Greg Laurie says, the more we think like Christ, the more we’ll experience the joy of the Lord!

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Pastor Greg Laurie says, the more we think like Christ, the more we’ll experience the joy of the Lord!

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So many who search for happiness never seem to find it. Is it really that elusive? Thursday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie points out what Scripture says.

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When our lives are full of problems, it’s good to know our God is a problem solver!

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There’s a key that unlocks our prayers. What is it? Pastor Greg Laurie explains Friday on A NEW BEGINNING.

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Sometimes the most practical advice is a mixture of things to do, and things NOT to do.

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Who would be the foremost expert on the subject of prayer? Pastor Greg Laurie says the answer is obviously the Lord Himself!

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What kinds of things merit our prayers? What should we be praying for? Pastor Greg Laurie says the answer is simple: pray about everything!

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Whatever you’re going through, God wants to hear from you. Pastor Greg Laurie says, if there’s something that concerns you, it concerns your Father in heaven.

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The Bible gives many examples of people who’ve poured out their hearts to God. Pastor Greg Laurie says that’s an invitation for us to do the same.

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How could Peter, part of the Lord's inner circle, backslide and end up denying Christ? Pastor Greg Laurie looks at that question Wednesday on A NEW BEGINNING.

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We all face the danger of backsliding in our Christian walk. Tuesday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie helps us minimize that danger.

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Pastor Greg Laurie says, if you’re not going forward in your Christian life, you’re going backward! There’s no coasting … no standing still.

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Doctors are more likely to believe in miracles than the average person. That’s what journalist Lee Strobel discovered as he investigated modern-day miracles.

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Monday on A NEW BEGINNING, tune in for one of the most personal messages Pastor Greg Laurie has ever delivered. It's a message of hope for those who've lost loved ones.

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Why do nearly half of marriages end in divorce? Friday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie points out the Bible’s prescription for a relationship that will go the distance.

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What is God’s opinion of sex? Pastor Greg Laurie says some think the Bible disapproves of sex. But he points out sex was God’s idea!

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Some couples spend more time talking about the house they want to purchase than the home they’re going to build.