Author Archives: LJones

About LJones

Minister and story teller.

Growing Kingdom People – “Shut the Door!”

“Shut The Door!” You will likely be hearing a great deal about “financial literacy” in the months and years to come. Financial responsibility has always been important, but cultural trends have made it more difficult for parents and grandparents to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Growing Kingdom People – Jesus and Tariffs

Jesus and Tariffs Traditionally, a tariff is something countries use to impose a tax on imports and exports, with the goal of encouraging citizens to produce and purchase more products at home. As I am sure you are aware, it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Growing Kingdom People – Mass Shootings and Faith

Mass Shootings and Faith The Hampton Roads area was struck with tragedy last week as twelve innocent people lost their lives at the hands of a single shooter.  The funerals will begin this week.  The physical wounds of those who … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Growing Kingdom People – Don’t Shoot the Weatherman

Don’t Shoot the Weatherman! Our friends and family members in the Midwest have been suffering through a horrific storm season.  Some predict flooding along the Mississippi River will surpass that of the Great Flood of 1927.  I wasn’t alive then, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Growing Kingdom People – A Point Observed in the Abortion Debate

A Point Observed in the Abortion Debate The debate between “pro-life” and “pro-choice” is heating up.  Some of the fervor is being driven by the recent passage of laws either loosening or tightening abortion restrictions.  Behind this is the fear … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Growing Kingdom People – A Testimony and Prayer from Butch Peebles

A Testimony and Prayer from Butch Peebles This week, our church family held a celebration service for Butch Peebles. Butch was a rough and tumble man who epitomized the phrase “one of a kind”. He was also a man after … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Growing Kingdom People – The Royal Writhe

The Royal Writhe “How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension.” Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, will certainly be remembered for these affirming words following the birth of his first child. The “woman” on his mind is Duchess … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment