And a Little Child Shall Lead Them: Getting Children Involved in Outreach Ministry

My children and I recording our Bible lesson. Early in the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine, I felt led to spend time in worship because stress and anxiety became too much. I went downstairs into my living room, turned on my television to YouTube, and played my favorite worship and praise songs. A few minutes into my worship session, my children migrated downstairs and sat with me. Eventually, … [Read more...]

Why Mike Brown Was My Tipping Point

If you follow me on Twitter, then you know that I am very upset and borderline angry about the incidences of unarmed men being gunned down by the police. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, please Google the names “Mike Brown,” “Eric Garner” (died from an illegal chokehold), and “Ezell Ford.” I am very upset because I am all too familiar with how some police officers treat poor and black … [Read more...]

(VIDEO) Are You Willing?

I had the privilege to preach at my home church this morning. My spirit has been troubled all of this week because of all of the turmoil going on in the world today. As I was praying to the Lord for a word for the people, He gave me this – Are You Willing? I hope it blesses you! Sharing is caring! Are You Willing? Rev. Lauren Jones Reid Temple, 8/17/14, 7:15 AM from Lauren Jones on … [Read more...]