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.
Special Q&A with Greg Laurie
Special Q&A with Greg Laurie
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. How do we get over missing our “normal” life? How do we spend our time wisely in the midst of stay-at-home orders? How do we help a spouse or other family member who is struggling spiritually during this time? How do we deal with loneliness while under quarantine? Pastor Greg, along with other Harvest pastors, give biblical answers to these questions and others. They also address the incredible opportunities that we have today to share the gospel and share how Harvest is reaching out to the local community to help those in need. Wondering how to stay connected and grow spiritually during this time? Social distancing does not mean social isolation. Make the best of this time by connecting with people using social media, texting, or other tools. Together, let’s use this time for growing closer to the Lord, growing closer to our families, and sharing the gospel! Looking to use your time wisely today? Prioritize RPGS. Read Your Bible Pray Go to Church Share Your Faith Download Pastor Greg’s new ebook, Bringing Christ into Your Crisis. Support the show.