Articles by: J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Bring Them!

Matters of Faith: Bring Them!

“Then little children were brought to Him that He might put His hands on them and pray, but the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Question of Attitude

Matters of Faith: A Question of Attitude

Luke 15:27-29 27 And he said to him, ‘Your brother has come, and because he has received him safe and sound, your father has killed the fatted calf.’ 28 “But he was angry and would not go in. Therefore his […]

by · October 29, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It’s The Right Thing to Do

Matters of Faith: It’s The Right Thing to Do

Taking responsibility means that you are no longer making excuses for who you are or what’s going on in your life.

Matters of Faith: IS FINANCIAL LITERACY ONLY A WORLDLY PURSUIT?

Luke 16:8 (NKJV) “So the master commended the unjust steward because he had dealt shrewdly. For the sons of this world are more shrewd in their generation than the sons of light.” Financial illiteracy of scripture has been the cause […]

by · October 15, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Reflection of Your Father

Matters of Faith: A Reflection of Your Father

A Reflection of Your Father John‬ ‭8:39-45‬ ‭(CEB‬‬) “They replied, “Our father is Abraham.” Jesus responded, “If you were Abraham’s children, you would do Abraham’s works. Instead, you want to kill me, though I am the one who has spoken […]

by · October 8, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It’s For Your Own Good

Matters of Faith: It’s For Your Own Good

‭‭II Timothy 3:16-17‬‬‬‬ ”All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching the truth, rebuking error, correcting faults, and giving instruction for right living, so that the person who serves God may be fully qualified and equipped to […]

by · October 1, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Do You Really Think It’s By Chance?

Matters of Faith: Do You Really Think It’s By Chance?

Ecclesiastes‬ ‭9:11‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “I have observed something else under the sun. The fastest runner doesn’t always win the race, and the strongest warrior doesn’t always win the battle. The wise sometimes go hungry, and the skillful are not necessarily wealthy. […]

by · September 24, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Difference Between a Comma and a Period

Matters of Faith: The Difference Between a Comma and a Period

‭‭Romans‬ ‭8:9-11‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His. And if Christ […]

by · September 17, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A New Land and a New Home!

Matters of Faith: A New Land and a New Home!

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭12:1-3‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “Now the LORD had said to Abram: “Get out of your country, From your family And from your father’s house, To a land that I will show you. I will make you a great nation; I will […]

by · September 10, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Now, What Do You Have to Say?

Matters of Faith: Now, What Do You Have to Say?

Proverbs 18:20-21 A man’s stomach shall be satisfied from the fruit of his mouth; From the produce of his lips he shall be filled. Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will […]

by · September 3, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: To Move Forward, Look Back!

Matters of Faith: To Move Forward, Look Back!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Deuteronomy‬ ‭8:1-2‬0 (1-2) ‭NKJV‬‬ “Every commandment which I command you today you must be careful to observe, that you may live and multiply, and go in and possess the land of which the […]

by · August 27, 2017 · Uncategorized
Matters of Faith: What is This Faith All About?

Matters of Faith: What is This Faith All About?

Romans 10:17 (HCSV) “Faith comes by hearing, and what is heard comes through the message about Christ.” This column is called “Matters of Faith” because it is intended to impress upon it’s readers the impact that faith has in almost […]

by · August 20, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: LET THERE BE LIGHT

Matters of Faith: LET THERE BE LIGHT

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Genesis‬ ‭1:1-5‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬ “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was […]

by · August 13, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: “Why I Do What I Do!”

Matters of Faith: “Why I Do What I Do!”

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Acts 9:5-6 (NKJV) “And he said, “Who are You, Lord?” Then the Lord said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. It is hard for you to kick against the goads.” So he, […]

by · August 6, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: AN APPETITE FOR THE WORD!

Matters of Faith: AN APPETITE FOR THE WORD!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Psalms 119:103 (NKJV) “How sweet are Your words to my taste, Sweeter than honey to my mouth!” Webster’s Dictionary defines appetite as “a physical desire for food: a desire or liking for something.” […]

by · July 30, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion