Leonard Jones and Morningstar Ministries led the sound of the prophetic movement in the mid 90s to the early 2000s. During this time there was not a church that believed in the prophetic ministry that was not fully drenched in MorningStar music and literature from Rick Joyner. I tell people that Bethel Music would not exist today without the influence of Leonard Jones and Morningstar Ministries. Many of the top worship leaders today at Bethel and even other major churches have been through Morningstar’s School of Ministry. In this interview I got to speak to Leonard Jones about being a forerunner in that movement and got to pick his brain about some of his early experiences in the prophetic Ministry. We also talked about the power of music and sound in general. One of the questions that I asked Leonard was did he believe that when David played the harp over King Saul and caused his evil spirits to subside was it because he was a psalmist or was it because of the sheer power of music? We also talked about how we must pursue our giftings and talents with excellence, especially in the realm of music. I’ve heard people say that in the right time the Lord will teach them how to play and give them spiritual songs. Leonard said that it helps to know your instrument so that when you do feel led to explore while playing an instrument that you actually have the know-how to make those sounds come to life. Leonard Jones is teaching the next generation of worship leaders the basics and fundamentals when it comes to playing their instruments. Leonard also talked about their encounter during a conference with the Shekinah Glory of God that showed up in the form of a glory cloud.
Leonard Jones has been involved with worship ministry for 37 years and was professionally trained in the US and Europe. His last 20 years have been spent leading worship at MorningStar Ministries and raising up hundreds of worship leaders and musicians at their school of worship.