A New Beginning

Greg Laurie

The Man Who Tried to Stop Christmas

December 17, 2014
Pastor Greg Laurie says King Herod was the man who tried to stop Christmas! Why would he try to derail such a festive celebration? We'll find out Wednesday on A NEW BEGINNING. It's clear insight on the holiday, perspective that looks beyond all those air-brushed Christmas cards.

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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! Tuesday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie shows us the stark reality of the first Christmas.
December 16, 2014
Are you ready for Christmas? Not the extravaganza, the sacred celebration. Monday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie helps us quiet our hearts and sharpen our focus on the One who means the most at Christmastime.
December 15, 2014
Friday on A NEW BEGINNING, 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.
December 12, 2014
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." Thursday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg highlights the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and her great faith in God's plan for her life.
December 11, 2014
Do your friends have more of an influence on you than you do on your friends? Wednesday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie helps us be salt and light in the world around us. Our example: Mary, the mother of Jesus.
December 10, 2014
Pastor Greg Laurie says doubt is not always a sign that someone is wrong, it may be a sign that they're thinking. Tuesday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg points out the doubt that preceded the birth of John the Baptist, but how the resolution set the stage for the coming Christ-child.
December 9, 2014
The great prophet, John the Baptist, was born shortly before Jesus. And Monday on A NEW BEGINNING, 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."
December 8, 2014
Do you know the story of Christmas? Did you know that you're part of the story? Friday on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie points out that the Christmas story is a message to our generation and beyond, and we're the storytellers.
December 5, 2014
Jesus created the heavens and earth. The Bible says by Him all things were created. Thursday on A NEW BEGINNING, 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 Testament.
December 4, 2014
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. Wednesday on A NEW BEGINNING, we'll look at pre-incarnate appearances of Jesus in the Old Testament.
December 3, 2014
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Former cold-case detective Jim Wallace recounts the real-life details of some of his most extraordinary cases, gleaning insights about human behavior and biblical truth. See what investigating death teaches us about the meaning of life in this unique page-turner. A copy will be sent to you for a gift of any amount to Harvest Ministries this month.

About A New Beginning

A New Beginning features the teaching of Greg Laurie, senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California. Join Pastor Greg as he teaches God's Word in a relevant, practical, and understandable way. Discover biblical insights and learn how to know God and make Him known!

About Greg Laurie

Greg Laurie is the senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship with campuses in California and Hawaii. Today, Harvest is one of the largest churches in America with over 15,000 attendees. Greg Laurie is also the founder of the evangelistic events called Harvest Crusades with over nine million attendees and over half a million professions of faith. In addition, Greg’s daily nationally syndicated radio program, A New Beginning which is heard on over 1000 radio stations.

Greg Laurie is the author of over 70 books including Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon and Lost Boy amongst others. He has also produced several award-winning films including A Rush of Hope which saw millions tune in for the first-ever cinematic crusade. Greg is married to Cathe Laurie and has two sons and five grandchildren.

 

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