Articles by: J. Loren Russell

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
Matters of Faith: It’s a Matter of Faith

Matters of Faith: It’s a Matter of Faith

Hebrews 11:1 NKJV “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Habari gani? This is the traditional Swahili greeting of Kwanzaa. It means, “What’s the news?” The correct response is with the Swahili […]

by · December 31, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: “THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON!”

Matters of Faith: “THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON!”

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.​ John 8:12 NKJV Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.” Advent […]

by · December 24, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: THE INCREDIBLE LOVE OF GOD

Matters of Faith: THE INCREDIBLE LOVE OF GOD

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Matthew 22:37-40 “Master, which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with […]

by · December 18, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Joy That Christmas Brings!

Matters of Faith: The Joy That Christmas Brings!

‭‭‬‬‬By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.​ Luke 2:8-14 KJV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ 8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Making Preparations

Matters of Faith: Making Preparations

‭‭‬‬‬‬‭‭MAKING PREPARATIONS! By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Luke 3:4-6 (KJV)‬‬ “As is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet: ‘A voice of one calling in the desert, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make […]

by · December 4, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: This One Thing

Matters of Faith: This One Thing

Know what you can do to advance God’s Kingdom and do just that one thing.

by · November 27, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matter of Faith: Even if You Can’t See the Results

Matter of Faith: Even if You Can’t See the Results

Even if You Can’t See the Results By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 1 Corinthians 15:58 (NKJV) Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in […]

by · November 20, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Reaping the Harvest

Matters of Faith: Reaping the Harvest

“REAPING THE HARVEST” By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. John 4:34-38 (CEV) 34 Jesus said: My food is to do what God wants! He is the one who sent me, and I must finish the work that he gave […]

by · November 13, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: THE ORIGINAL INTENT

Matters of Faith: THE ORIGINAL INTENT

That is God’s original intent for us. What type of vessel will you become?

by · November 6, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Change Your Behavior

Matters of Faith: Change Your Behavior

Change Your Behavior By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.​ Ezekiel 18:21-23 But if the wicked turn away from all the sins that they have committed, keep all my regulations, and act justly and responsibly, they will surely live and […]

by · October 30, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: FOLLOW THE GOOD EXAMPLE!

Matters of Faith: FOLLOW THE GOOD EXAMPLE!

FOLLOW THE GOOD EXAMPLE! Rev. J. Loren Russell, BS, MDiv   3 John‬ ‭1:11 ‭CEV “Dear friend, don’t imitate the evil deeds of others, but follow the example of people who do kind deeds. They are God’s children, but those […]

by · October 23, 2016 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Fool And His Words

Matters of Faith: A Fool And His Words

A FOOL AND HIS WORDS! Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 1 Samuel 25:25 (NIV) 25 Please pay no attention, my lord, to that wicked man Nabal. He is just like his name—his name means Fool, and folly goes with […]

by · October 16, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Life Beyond Our Years

Matters of Faith: Life Beyond Our Years

Life Beyond Our Years By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Genesis 5:20-24 20 So all the days of Jared were nine hundred and sixty-two years; and he died. 21 Enoch lived sixty-five years, and begot Methuselah. 22 After he […]

by · October 9, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: NOT WHAT YOU KNOW, BUT THAT YOU CARE!

Matters of Faith: NOT WHAT YOU KNOW, BUT THAT YOU CARE!

NOT WHAT YOU KNOW, BUT THAT YOU CARE! By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Philippians 2:1-5 (NRSV) “1 If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, […]

by · October 2, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion