Articles by: J. Loren Russell

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
Matters of Faith: Act Accordingly!

Matters of Faith: Act Accordingly!

Rev. J. Loren Russell “Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you […]

by · December 17, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Matters of Faith: Stand Firm in Your Faith!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all.” Isaiah 7:9 (NIV) We’ve all heard the expression, “If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.” But […]

by · December 10, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Stay Connected and Remain Alert!

Matters of Faith: Stay Connected and Remain Alert!

“Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.” Luke 21:38 (NKJV) Spiritual awareness and physical alertness should be […]

by · December 3, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Don’t Eat at Everybody’s Table!

Matters of Faith: Don’t Eat at Everybody’s Table!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Proverbs‬ ‭23:1, 3, 6-8‬ ‭GNB‬‬ “When you sit down to eat with someone important, keep in mind who he is. Don’t be greedy for the fine food he serves; he may be trying to trick […]

by · November 25, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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