All it takes us one click to get us dreaming. If I could spend a day in that life, I would be happy and complete. Immediate access to our facebook friend’s idyllic vacation, Meghan Markle’s wedding plans, or the…Read More »
Richard spent most of his 67 years of life homeless and addicted. When he got sober and wanted a new chapter of life, he started coming to Oceanhills Church. A few friends on our staff took him under their…Read More »
For those of you just tuning in to my blogs, I’ve been in the middle of previewing my new video series which I am VERY excited about (see previous 5 blogs). But I had to take this commercial break…Read More »
Sometimes God’s gifts are hard to see. Especially when they are packaged in a way that evokes the response “return to sender” when you first receive them. Some of my most precious gifts have come in packages that I…Read More »
The time has come.
It’s taken a fire, a mudslide and an evacuation to get here, but I am thrilled to finally introduce you to my new video series. This will be the first of 8 video blogs (or vlogs…
It’s 2018, so it’s time to roll out the resolutions. The goal? Make them big enough to inspire you; realistic enough to actually do.
I might be able to help.
Starting in my next blog, I will be previewing the 8…
This has been a week of coming close.
It’s the Advent season, and many of you are aware that we have a huge fire going on (currently 238,000 acres), so we’ve lived the last 10 days coming very close to…
We are on a ten day break in the Pacific Northwest after speaking five Sundays in a row. (Any of you who are pastors are saying “What’s the big deal about that?”) And as I sit to write this…Read More »
Meet LaurieHi, I used to be Laurie Polich, but now I'm Laurie Polich Short. Some of you older youth workers might remember me from my Youth Specialties speaking days. But a few things have happened since that time...I got married, became a step mom, and most recently published two books. Read more on the "About Laurie" page
It started four years ago while I was leading…
All it takes us one click to get us…
What people are saying about Laurie
“Laurie exceeded all our expectations. Weeks later I still had people commenting about how much Laurie’s speaking meant to them.”
“Laurie Short is a terrific speaker, great to work with, and uniquely gifted to connect right away with adults and students. Our whole conference loved her!”