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...]

Fishers of Men

  Jesus will teach us how to fish for the hearts of our children.   Matthew 4:19 (NRSV), “And he said to them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.’” When we read about Jesus calling the first disciples in the Gospel of Matthew, we don’t readily apply that “call” to our lives as wives and mothers.  However, the more that I learn how to be both, the more … [Read more...]