Articles by: J. Loren Russell

Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: The Fight for Your Own Well-Being

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “10 Yet these people slander whatever they do not understand, and the very things they do understand by instinct – as irrational animals do – will destroy them. 11 Woe to them! They have taken […]

by · August 2, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: A Shared Peace

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Being therefore justified by faith, we have shalom with God through our Lord Yeshua the Messiah; through whom we also have our access by faith into this grace in which we stand. We rejoice in […]

by · July 24, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Hearing the Voice of The Lord

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Now there was a certain disciple at Damascus named Ananias; and to him the Lord said in a vision, “Ananias. “And he said, “Here I am, Lord.”” Acts 9:10 NKJV There are many examples in […]

by · July 19, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Do Your Part

Matters of Faith: Do Your Part

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell “And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;” Ephesians 4:11 KJV When the church was birthed and began to grow, workers were needed to serve in various […]

by · July 14, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: As Bad as It Gets

Matters of Faith: As Bad as It Gets

By Rev. J. Loren Russell At that time, the church in Jerusalem began to be subjected to vicious harassment. Everyone except the apostles was scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria. 2 Some pious men buried Stephen and deeply grieved […]

A Network of Mutuality

A Network of Mutuality

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Now these are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem to the remainder of the elders who were carried away captive—to the priests, the prophets, and all the people whom […]

by · June 28, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Glorious New Beginning

Matters of Faith: A Glorious New Beginning

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “So also is the resurrection of the dead. The body is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruption. It is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it […]

Matters of Faith: We’re In This Together

Matters of Faith: We’re In This Together

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell “Now Amalek came and fought with Israel in Rephidim. And Moses said to Joshua, “Choose us some men and go out, fight with Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with […]

by · June 14, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly

By Rev. J. Loren Russell With what shall I come before the Lord and bow down before the exalted God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten […]

Exercise Your Self-Control

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell Romans 12:17-18 NKJV “Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men. If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.” […]

by · May 30, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Faith That Goes Above and Beyond

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell 1 John 5:4-5 KJV “For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that […]

by · May 23, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Churches Re-Opening

I feel the need to speak up and to speak out about Donald Trump’s executive Order that reopens churches. I urge all pastors and leaders to think long and hard about re-opening the sanctuary for worship. The death rate has […]

Taking it to Another Level

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell 2 Corinthians 4:17 NKJV “For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.” I must admit, I was challenged by the […]

by · May 16, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: I’ll Always Love My Mama

Matters of Faith: I’ll Always Love My Mama

Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his […]

I’LL ALWAYS LOVE MY MAMA

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell John 19:25-27 KJV Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing […]