Author Archives: LJones

About LJones

Minister and story teller.

Growing Kingdom People – Speaking of Kobe: Too Soon?

Speaking of Kobe: Too Soon? When Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter Gianna, and others, the sports world came to a sudden halt.  Not only did people grieve over the loss of Kobe, but tragedy … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – “Be My Valentine – God”

Be My Valentine – God This week, I saw a message on a church sign that read, “Be my Valentine! – God”.  I assume the message refers to God’s love for us and His endless appeal to accept salvation through … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Caucus Ruckus

Caucus Ruckus In the interest of full disclosure, I am not an expert on the caucus system.  I know it is a means by which some state political parties choose their nominees for the presidential ticket.  I am also aware … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – The Coronavirus: A Reminder

The Coronavirus: A Reminder Last Sunday, a young woman in our church approached me, following our time of worship.  She asked if I could talk with her about a prayer need.  We moved to a conversation spot in the Lobby … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Stop Saying “I Don’t Care!”

Stop Saying, “I Don’t Care!” A few days ago, I was in a conversation focused on the possible outcomes of political events in our country and their implications.   A participant in the conversation said, “I don’t care anyway!  I’ll probably … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Are You Crazy?

Are You Crazy? It appears everyone is crazy. Hardly a day goes by without a public figure suggesting an opponent has some form of mental derangement or deficiency. Is this really the case? Perhaps, in some instances.  But, not all … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Jeopardy, Alex Trebek and The Answer Is…

Jeopardy, Alex Trebek and the Answer is… Whether or not you are a Jeopardy fan, you are probably aware that Alex Trebek is battling pancreatic cancer.  Unfortunately, his cancer is advanced and the prognosis is disheartening.  Alex is facing his … Continue reading

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