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"Harvest: Greg Laurie Video Program Joins CNN, 60 Minutes in "Top 25 Podcasts of the Month" on Podcast.com"RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2008—Joining prestigious programs like CNN News Update, 60 Minutes Podcast, and ABC World News, Riverside, Calif., pastor Greg Laurie's Harvest: Greg Laurie video podcast program ranked number 13 in Podcast.com's "Top 25 Podcasts of the Month" for August (http://blog.podcast.com/2008/09/15/your-top-25-podcasts-for-august/).
Harvest: Greg Laurie is a weekly 30-minute video podcast that features faith-centered messages derived from Laurie's church sermons at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif. and from his evangelistic Harvest Crusade outreach. A daily 30-minute audio podcast is also available.
In addition to the podcast programming, Laurie's church sermons and Harvest Crusade messages are also available via webcast at www.harvest.org. The recent webcast of the Southern California Harvest Crusade, August 15–17, drew more than 128,204 viewers via live webcast video streams. Another 194,840 viewed the archived webcast within the first month after the event.
Select messages from Laurie are also available on YouTube, and more than 100,000 people have viewed his "I Still Believe" video, which chronicles his response to the recent and tragic death of his son, Christopher.
Located in Riverside, Calif., Harvest Christian Fellowship was founded more than 30 years ago by Pastor Greg Laurie. With a weekly attendance of more than 12,000 people, Harvest Christian Fellowship is one of the largest churches in the United States.