Sermon: “Willing to Risk it All”

My pastor, the Rev. Dr. Lee P. Washington, is retiring next year, and I'm so grateful for the years, 15 to be exact, I've spent observing, sitting under and learning from him. I appreciate his spirit and willingness to listen even when I shared my folly with him over the years. His ministry and reputation have made it so that wherever I go, I'm received with open arms because people know I've been … [Read more...]

(VIDEO) “When Women Work Together” Numbers 27:1-11

I'm very grateful for my pastor and the women in my new church home who received me and allowed me to preach for our annual Women's Day. I really enjoyed wrestling with this text. I hope it bears much fruit. Blessings! Women's Day 7-17-16 "When Women Work Together" from Lauren Jones on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

(VIDEO) “When the Blessing is Progressive” Sermon

I'm so thankful for my new pastor, Rev. Carey Grady and his wife. He is very cool and teaches me a lot about ministry, pastoring and the A.M.E. Church. Last week, he allowed me to preach for our afternoon Ash Wednesday service for which I am truly grateful. Here it is. "When the Blessing is Progressive" from Lauren Jones on Vimeo. … [Read more...]