Religion

Matters of Faith: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN LOOKING?

Matters of Faith: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN LOOKING?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, MDiv Luke 17:21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you. Noted author, poet, philosopher, mystic and theologian, Howard Thurman was quoted to have said, […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: HANDLE YOUR BUSINESS

Matters of Faith: HANDLE YOUR BUSINESS

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Proverbs 13:22 “A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.” Webster’s dictionary defines good as “a favorable character or […]

by · March 19, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate

Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate

Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate Bills to combat hate against religious groups after uptick in threats against JCCs and anti-Muslim incidents receive overwhelming support Albany, NY — Members of the New York State Senate overwhelmingly […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law, Religion
Panel of legal experts will field immigration questions from concerned Muslim community members

Panel of legal experts will field immigration questions from concerned Muslim community members

SENATOR KLEIN HOLDS KNOW YOUR RIGHTS FORUM FOR IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES Panel of legal experts will field immigration questions from concerned Muslim community members Bronx, NY — Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (D-Bronx) and Councilman Ritchie Torres (D-Bronx), joined […]

Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package

Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package

UNITED AGAINST HATE: LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS JOIN MUSLIM AND JEWISH COMMUNITY LEADERS TO RALLY AGAINST RECENT WAVE OF HATE CRIMES Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package Bronx, NY – With Muslims across the country facing intolerance in light […]

After wave of threats against JCCs, IDC announces Religious Freedom Package

After wave of threats against JCCs, IDC announces Religious Freedom Package

After wave of threats against JCCs, IDC announces Religious Freedom Package Legislative measures crackdown on hate against all religious groups Albany, NY — After four bomb threats were lodged against Jewish Community Centers in New York, members of the Independent […]

Matters of Faith: It Could Happen to You!

Matters of Faith: It Could Happen to You!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 1 Kings 17:7-9 “And it came to pass after a while, that the brook dried up, because there had been no rain in the land. 8 And the word of the LORD came […]

by · March 5, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Why Do It?

Matters of Faith: Why Do It?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 2 Corinthians 9:6-8 “Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop. You must each decide in […]

by · February 26, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: THE BLESSING OF RECONCILIATION!

Matters of Faith: THE BLESSING OF RECONCILIATION!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Matthew 5:23-24, 46, 48 “Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy […]

by · February 19, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: BLOOM WHERE YOU’RE PLANTED!

Matters of Faith: BLOOM WHERE YOU’RE PLANTED!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Jeremiah 29:11-13 “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. In those […]

by · February 12, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Faint Not

Matters of Faith: Faint Not

Galatians 6:9 “And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.” Have you ever been in a place where it seemed like all the good you do is unappreciated […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Beyond Self-Actualization

Matters of Faith: Beyond Self-Actualization

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.​ Philippians‬ ‭4:11-13‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how […]

by · January 29, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: No Matter What!

Matters of Faith: No Matter What!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.​ Habakkuk 3:17-19 (NKJV) “Though the fig tree may not blossom, Nor fruit be on the vines; Though the labor of the olive may fail, And the fields yield no food; Though the flock […]

by · January 22, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Bond of a Covenant!

Matters of Faith: The Bond of a Covenant!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 1 Samuel‬ ‭20:17 (CEV)‬‬‬‬ “Jonathan thought as much of David as he did of himself, so he asked David to promise once more that he would be a loyal friend.” ‭‭‬‭‬‬‬ At the […]

by · January 15, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It’s Not Science, It’s Fact!

Matters of Faith: It’s Not Science, It’s Fact!

IT’S NOT SCIENCE, IT’S FACT! By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Isaiah 40:21-22(a)NKJV Have you not known? Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the […]

by · January 8, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion