Prophetic Word: Trusting the Process

For the last four to six weeks, I’ve closely watched the construction of a water tower in a neighborhood I drive through every morning. I watched the men erect the concrete cylinder, seal it and work on the tank that would become the top of the tower. However, the freshly painted tank didn’t start out on top of the construction. It started at the base. The white tank used to surround the base of … [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...]

Your “Pancake” Isn’t Ready Yet: Waiting on God

In my ministerial experience, I find that many people struggle with hearing from God. Many people feel like God is absent or silent about what’s going on in their life. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. God speaks all of the time. However, are we paying attention? God taught me a lesson this morning through a very mundane motherly task. My children woke me up bright and early this … [Read more...]