Articles by: J. Loren Russell

That God May Be Glorified!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell 1 Peter 4: 7-11 (NKJV) But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers. And above all things have fervent love for one another, for “love will […]

by · November 27, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Setting The Standard for Faithfulness!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Psalm 40: 10-11 (ESV) I have not hidden your deliverance within my heart; I have spoken of your faithfulness and your salvation; I have not concealed your steadfast love and your faithfulness from the great […]

by · November 20, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Called for a Purpose!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Colossians 4:17 NKJV “And say to Archippus, “Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it.” ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬There is an old saying that “there is a purpose for […]

by · November 13, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

“Under the Right Leadership!”

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Romans 13:1 NKJV Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬As we approach what has been […]

by · November 6, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

“To Make Leaders, Teach What You Know!”

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Ezra‬ ‭7‬:‭10‬ ‭CEV‬‬‬‬‬ ‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬“Ezra had spent his entire life studying and obeying the Law of the Lord and teaching it to others.” ‭‭‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Anyone who has been taught at any level in the church […]

by · October 30, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

“We Are What We Think!”

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Proverbs‬ ‭4‬:‭23‬ ‭CEV‬‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬ “Carefully guard your thoughts because they are the source of true life.” ‭‭‬‬‬‬ Have you ever considered that our thoughts are random and arbitrary? That they are not easily controllable? Our […]

by · October 23, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Follow the Leader!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Judges 5:2 HCSB “When the leaders lead in Israel, when the people volunteer, praise the Lord.” The fifth chapter of Judges contains the Song of Deborah, which is one of the oldest songs in the […]

by · October 16, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Flesh or Spirit: The Choice is Yours

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell Galatians 5:18-26 NKJV But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, […]

by · October 9, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

An Unfair Advantage!

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell 1 Kings 18:17-19 Then it happened, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said to him, “Is that you, O troubler of Israel?”And he answered, “I have not troubled Israel, but you and your father’s house […]

by · October 2, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Love = Carrying Their Load!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Galatians 6:1-2 NKJV “Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, considering yourself lest you also be tempted. Bear one another’s […]

by · September 25, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Greater Than a Promise

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Deuteronomy 8:18 KJV “And you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as […]

by · September 18, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Wisdom, Knowledge, Understanding: It’s a Package Deal

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Proverbs 9:10 NKJV “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” Each of those three words, wisdom, knowledge, and understanding are nouns (person, place, […]

by · September 11, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Never Forsaken

This article was originally published September 4, 2016. Philippians‬ ‭4:6‬ ‭(NKJV) “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God”‬‬ September 1, 2016 was the 39th anniversary of […]

by · September 4, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
One Leader at a Time!

One Leader at a Time!

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell Joshua 1:1-3, 9 NKJV After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, it came to pass that the Lord spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ assistant, saying: “Moses My servant is […]

by · August 28, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

A Proper Concept

Rev. J. Loren Russell Romans 14:17-18 NKJV “Therefore, do not let your good be spoken of as evil; for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. For he […]

by · August 21, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion