Author Archives: LJones

About LJones

Minister and story teller.

Growing Kingdom People – Why Did Florence Turn South?

f Why Did Florence Turn South? Praying is relatively easy. While some of us may be more comfortable than others when it comes to putting our thoughts into words, we can usually think of something to say to God. It’s … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – I’m a Fan of Serena

I’m a Fan of Serena I’m a fan of Serena Williams. I’m a fan of most any American who is successful on the world stage. The “Williams Sisters”, as they are so often called, have dominated women’s tennis for years, … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – A Tribute to Teachers

A Tribute to Teachers What does a small memorial site on a gravel road have to do with the centuries-old Office of the President at the College of William and Mary? Charles Griffin. And who was Charles Griffin? Charles Griffin … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Progress Does Not Equal Promiscuity

Progress Does Not Equal Promiscuity There is a misperception that progress requires a loosening of moral values. It is thought that, perhaps, our traditions keep mankind from reaching its potential. Religion is commonly implicated in this conspiracy as values are … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Why the Reaction to “Truth isn’t Truth?”

Why the Reaction to “Truth isn’t Truth?” I don’t always believe clarifications when someone in the public eye tries to explain a controversial comment. But I believe Rudy Giuliani when he says of his statement “truth isn’t truth”: “My statement … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – When Love Isn’t Love

When Love isn’t Love In recent months, our nation has been flooded with stories of sexual abuse and promiscuity. The list of the accused includes government leaders, Hollywood directors, priests and pastors. In some cases, investigators have uncovered bizarre systems … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Is Twitter Un-Christian?

Growing Kingdom People – Is Twitter Un-Christian? I didn’t say, “Do some un-Christian things happen on Twitter?” That’s a given. But is it inherently un-Christian? You probably think I’m nuts choosing such a random litmus test of Christian character. After … Continue reading

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