Author Archives: LJones

About LJones

Minister and story teller.

Growing Kingdom People – The End is Near!

The End is Near! Our world, including our planet and its inhabitants, is stressed out. Fire. Earthquakes. Climate change. War. Disease. Shootings. And these are just the headlines. We are also experiencing moral decay, the disintegration of families, communities and … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Don’t Let “Self” Get in the Way of “Surrender”

Don’t let “Self” Get in the Way of “Surrender” A few days ago, I witnessed a beautiful expression of Christian community. The story began when a couple from our church family moved into an apartment building with special amenities for … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – In the Image of God

In the Image of God The tragedy that unfolded at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh is heavy on my heart. I am burdened by the loss of innocent lives, the hate that led to it and the darkness … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – The Mainstream Liberal Media

The Mainstream Liberal Media Ok. I’ll admit it. The title of my devotional thought today was only a lure. But I do wish to address the issue of the press.  Or perhaps I should say, the issue of the fact … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Is it Safe to Eat?

Is it Safe to Eat? When the remnants of Hurricane Michael rolled through our neighborhood, we lost power. We were able to keep things in perspective, especially in light of the horrific aftermath of Michael’s landfall at Mexico City Beach, … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Hold On!

Hold On! My grandfather, whom I worshipped as a kid, once called me out during a tobacco cutting lesson. After mutilating a small patch of tobacco, I was ready to quit, but my grandfather said “You give up too easy.” … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – What’s the Big Deal about Kavanaugh?

What’s the Big Deal about Kavanaugh? I know, I know! This is a big moment in American history. The stage was set two years ago when a conservative candidate was elected President. The voting public knew, in advance, the next … Continue reading

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