Dr. Franceska Jones

President ┃ Principal Consultant

About Franceska

Dr. Franceska Jones is the President/Principal Consultant of Jones Consulting Firm. Franceska is deeply committed to the growth and sustainability of the Greater Cleveland community. Her expertise lies in her extensive knowledge of higher education, fundraising , career and workforce development.

Faith- Are You Making Time for it?

Faith- Are you making time for it? In the busyness of our lives, it is easy to neglect the most important aspect of our existence: our faith. As Christians, our relationship with God and the nourishment of our Christian faith should be at the core of our being. However, the demands and distractions of the modern world often consume our time and attention, leaving little room for spiritual growth. Let’s explore the significance of Christian faith and discover practical ways to make time for it amidst the chaos of daily life.

The Essence of Christian Faith

Christian faith is centered around a personal relationship with Jesus Christ based on trust, love, and obedience. It encompasses belief in God’s redeeming grace, the teachings of Jesus, and the power of the Holy Spirit. Christian faith provides guidance, hope, and purpose, anchoring us in a world that often feels uncertain and turbulent.

The Challenge of Time

In a world that constantly demands our attention, carving out time for our Christian faith can be challenging. However, the rewards of investing in our spiritual well-being are immeasurable. By prioritizing our faith, we cultivate a deeper connection with God, experience His transformative power, and are equipped to navigate life’s complexities with grace and wisdom.

Practical Steps to Make Time for Our Christian Faith

  • Daily Devotion

    Begin each day with intentional devotion to God. Set aside time for prayer, reading the Bible, and meditating on God's Word. This focused time with God sets the tone for the day and allows His truth to permeate your heart and mind.

  • Worship and Fellowship

    Regularly attend church services to worship alongside fellow believers. Engage in small group Bible studies or Christian fellowship to deepen your understanding of Scripture and build relationships with other believers. These communal experiences provide encouragement, accountability, and growth opportunities.

  • Prayer and Reflection

    Throughout the day, cultivate a habit of continuous prayer. Pause and seek God's guidance, thank Him for His blessings, and intercede for others. Set aside moments for reflection and contemplation, allowing the Holy Spirit to speak to your heart and provide clarity and direction.

  • Scripture Memorization

    Choose key verses or passages that resonate with your faith journey. Memorize them and carry them with you throughout the day. Meditating on God's Word in this way enables you to draw upon its wisdom and promises whenever you need strength or encouragement.

  • Serving Others

    Actively serve others, both within and outside your church community. Look for opportunities to extend love, kindness, and compassion to those in need. By doing so, you reflect Christ's love and deepen your understanding of His teachings.


As Christians, our faith should not be an afterthought or a peripheral aspect of our lives. It is the foundation upon which we build our relationship with God and navigate the world. By intentionally making time for our faith, we prioritize our spiritual growth, align our lives with God’s will, and experience His transformative presence. Let us commit ourselves to daily devotion, worship, prayer, and service, allowing our Christian faith to shape and guide every aspect of our lives. Remember, by investing in our relationship with God, we receive immeasurable blessings, peace, and a deep sense of purpose that transcends the demands of this world.