Articles by: J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: A Restoration of Epic Proportions

Matters of Faith: A Restoration of Epic Proportions

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ John 3:3 (NKJV) A revival has been described by […]

by · July 14, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Year of Jubilee

Matters of Faith: The Year of Jubilee

“In this way you shall set the fiftieth year apart and proclaim freedom to all the inhabitants of the land. During this year all property that has been sold shall be restored to the original owner or his descendants, and […]

by · July 7, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Making It Work

Matters of Faith: Making It Work

“Therefore if you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?” Luke 16:11-12 (NKJV) A few months ago, I wrote an article on financial literacy from a Biblical perspective and argued […]

by · June 30, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

“When He had called the multitude to Himself, He said to them, ‘Hear and understand: Not what goes into the mouth defiles a man; but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.’” Matthew‬ ‭15:10-11‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ When we […]

by · June 23, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Leadership Is Not For Wimps!

Matters of Faith: Leadership Is Not For Wimps!

Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. “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 […]

by · June 23, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Men Under God’s Rule‬‬

Matters of Faith: Men Under God’s Rule‬‬

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Psalms 37:23-24 NKJV “The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD, And He delights in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For the […]

Matters of Faith: Recognizing the Enemy

Matters of Faith: Recognizing the Enemy

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv  Acts 16:16-21 CEV “One day on our way to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl. She had a spirit in her that gave her the power to tell […]

by · June 9, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

2 Timothy 3:16‭-‬17 KJV “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” Divine […]

by · June 5, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: ONE TO ANOTHER ‬

Matters of Faith: ONE TO ANOTHER ‬

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA ‭‭Deuteronomy 15:7-11 – CEV ‬‬ 7 After the Lord your God gives land to each of you, there may be poor Israelites in the town where you live. If there are, then don’t be […]

by · June 2, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

I Peter‬ ‭4:10‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” Some gifts were given to you for someone else. As you share your gift(s) with […]

by · May 10, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Center of Our Faith

Matters of Faith: The Center of Our Faith

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭‭‭ 1 Corinthians‬ ‭15:12-14‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “Now if Christ is preached that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? But […]

Matters of Faith: When the Light is On ‬‬‬

Matters of Faith: When the Light is On ‬‬‬

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭ Matthew 5:14-16 NKJV 14 “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do they light a lamp and put it […]

by · April 28, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Psalms‬ ‭126:5‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “Those who sow in tears Shall reap in joy.” ‭‭ Sometimes it seems that for all the good we do, it only results in disappointment and tears. But the Psalmist […]

by · April 24, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Upside of Death

Matters of Faith: The Upside of Death

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭ John 17:20-26 (v.24) – CEV “I am not praying just for these followers. I am also praying for everyone else who will have faith because of what my followers will say about […]

by · April 21, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations: It Is Finished

Scriptural Inspirations: It Is Finished

It is Finished! Philippians‬ ‭2:8‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.” ‭‭ While hanging on the cross, Jesus said”It is […]

by · April 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion