Author Archives: LJones

About LJones

Minister and story teller.

Growing Kingdom People – Money Has Its Day

Money Has Its Day Have you ever thought about how many days are named after a financial exchange? For years, families braved “Black Friday”, the insane first official Christmas shopping day after Thanksgiving.  Then came “Cyber Monday”, which reduced the … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Killing Thanksgiving

Killing Thanksgiving Recently, I conducted a brief study of thanksgiving in the Bible. Since there is some dispute about the location of the first official Thanksgiving on American soil, I thought perhaps I could help reduce hostilities by finding proof … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Big Time Weather Forecast

Big Time Weather Forecast With winter weather upon us, I have a question: How many times do you check the weather forecast in the course of a day? People have always been concerned about the weather, but greater access to … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – The Meaning of the Black Cat

The Meaning of the Black Cat Black cats have generally been considered as omens of bad luck or an indication of a satanic presence. In the time of the Pilgrims, some thought black cats were “familiars” (demons) in league with … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – To My Friend in Pain

To My Friend in Pain, I cannot imagine how you felt when you heard the shocking news of the loss of your loved one.  Perhaps the world stood still for you, as a crushing weight of unimaginable grief drove you … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Big Mistakes in Bible Times

Big Mistakes in Bible Times Perhaps you are aware, our political system is currently in disarray following some unpopular decisions at home and abroad.  I have been thinking about the implications poor judgement has for all of us, and these … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Living with Control Freaks

Living with Control Freaks I’ve been studying the subject of control.  Specifically, I am trying to understand people with control issues. All of us can be controlling at times, especially when we sense our lives are out of control. The … Continue reading

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