Articles by: J. Loren Russell

Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

Written to one man, but for everyone. Be encouraged! Isaiah‬ ‭41:10‬ ‭CEV‬‬ “Don’t be afraid. I am with you. Don’t tremble with fear. I am your God. I will make you strong, as I protect you with my arm and […]

by · November 15, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Don’t Look Back

Matters of Faith: Don’t Look Back

They press on to the high calling of Christ Jesus, just like those who finish the race.

by · November 11, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

We Should Be There For Each Other “Let us be concerned for one another, to help one another to show love and to do good. Let us not give up the habit of meeting together, as some are doing. Instead, […]

by · November 8, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Be Careful of What You Ask For

Matters of Faith: Be Careful of What You Ask For

Every generation and every society must make political decisions that will impact the entire nation.

by · November 4, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspiration: Love

Scriptural Inspiration: Love

Let Love Speak for Itself Romans‬ ‭12:9-21‬ ‭GNT‬‬ “Love must be completely sincere. Hate what is evil, hold on to what is good. Love one another warmly as Christians, and be eager to show respect for one another. Work hard […]

by · October 31, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Joined at the Hip

Matters of Faith: Joined at the Hip

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 NKJV 9 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor. 10 For if they fall, one will lift up his companion. But woe to him […]

by · October 28, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

Colossians‬ ‭3:13‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.” ‭‭ Be Blessed! Rev. J. Loren Russell is an associate minister at both Goodwill and […]

by · October 24, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Temptation Should Lead to Rejoicing

Matters of Faith: Temptation Should Lead to Rejoicing

James 1:2 KJV “My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations.” I looked up the word “temptation” in Greek because its use in the English language doesn’t capture the essence of the word as it is […]

by · October 21, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Leadership is not for the Timid

Matters of Faith: Leadership is not for the Timid

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “If your gift is to encourage others, be encouraging. If it is giving, give generously. If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously. And if you have a gift for showing kindness […]

by · October 14, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Respect

Matters of Faith: Respect

People respect individuals who have developed and valued a good name more than their desire for silver or gold.

by · September 16, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Matters of Faith: Saving the Lost

Lost things and lost people must be saved.

by · September 9, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Single Message

Matters of Faith: A Single Message

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell ‭‭Matthew 4:17‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” Luke 24:47 “And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his […]

by · September 2, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: THE FOUNDER’S INTENT ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Matters of Faith: THE FOUNDER’S INTENT ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

The founder’s intent is, was, and will always be that no one perish, but that all have everlasting life.

by · August 26, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Keep your Focus!

Matters of Faith: Keep your Focus!

‭‭Matthew 14:28-30 (NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬) “And Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.” So He said, “Come.” And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on […]

by · August 19, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Giving According to What You Have!

Matters of Faith: Giving According to What You Have!

2 CORINTHIANS‬ ‭8:12-13‬ ‭AMP‬‬‬‬‬‬ “For if the eagerness [to give] is there, it is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have. For it is not [intended] that others be relieved [of their responsibility] […]