Articles by: J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: “Not Your Typical Sunday Morning!

Matters of Faith: “Not Your Typical Sunday Morning!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv SCRIPTURE: Mark 16:1-7 (‬ NKJV‬‬) “Now when the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, that they might come and anoint Him. 2 Very early in […]

by · April 1, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Above and Beyond

Matters of Faith: Above and Beyond

Matthew 27:55-56 (NKJV) “And many women who followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering to Him, were there looking on from afar, among whom were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee’s sons.” As we […]

by · March 25, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matter of Faith: It’s a Seed!

Matter of Faith: It’s a Seed!

When you come up short, something is needed to put you back on course and to encourage you.

by · March 18, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Matters of Faith: Get Over It!

Haggai 2:4 (KJV) “Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the LORD; and be strong, O Joshua, son of Josedech, the high priest; and be strong, all ye people of the land, saith the LORD, and work: for I [am] […]

by · March 11, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Public Victory, but a Private Failure!

Matters of Faith: A Public Victory, but a Private Failure!

1 Samuel 17:49, 2 Samuel 12:9 (KJV) 1 Sam. 17:49 “Then David put his hand in his bag and took out a stone; and he slung it and struck the Philistine in his forehead, so that the stone sank into […]

by · March 4, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: What Are You Willing To Do?

Matters of Faith: What Are You Willing To Do?

Those who do works of righteousness will not be moved.

Matters of Faith: I Am!

‭‭James‬ ‭1:1-8‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” […]

by · February 18, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Using Your Time Wisely!

Matters of Faith: Using Your Time Wisely!

Psalm 90:10-12 (KJV) “The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. […]

by · February 11, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Patience So We Can Be Found

Matters of Faith: Patience So We Can Be Found

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 2 Peter 3:8-9 (CSV)‬‬‬‬‬ ‭‭“Dear friends, don’t forget that for the Lord one day is the same as 1,000 years, and 1,000 years is the same as one day. The Lord isn’t slow […]

by · February 4, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: “What Matters?”

Matters of Faith: “What Matters?”

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Proverbs 25:2 (NKJV)‬‬‬‬‬ “It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.” Searching out matters hidden by God are designed to […]

by · January 28, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: An Unbreakable Bond!

Matters of Faith: An Unbreakable Bond!

It was an unlikely friendship because David was selected by God to be Israel’s next king, and Jonathan was the son of the reigning king (Saul) and heir apparent to the throne.

by · January 21, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Matters of Faith: CAN YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?

Matthew 13:13-16 (CEV) I use stories when I speak to them because when they look, they cannot see, and when they listen, they cannot hear or understand. 14 So God’s promise came true, just as the prophet Isaiah had said, […]

Matters of Faith: God’s Power Over the Storms

Matters of Faith: God’s Power Over the Storms

Snow and heavy rainstorms make us stop and think about God’s power.

by · January 7, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
A New You For a New Year!

A New You For a New Year!

By Re. Dr. J. Loren Russell Ephesians 4:22 – 27 (KJV) That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; And […]

by · December 31, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Opinion, Religion
Matters of Faith: Different Influences on Different People!

Matters of Faith: Different Influences on Different People!

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell Matthew 2:1-4 (NKJV) “Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is He who has […]

by · December 24, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion