Faith

Matters of Faith: ‭Healed and Delivered

‭”Healed and Delivered” by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Mark 5: 1-6 (TLB) “1-2 When they arrived at the other side of the lake, a demon-possessed man ran out from a graveyard, just as Jesus was climbing from the […]

by · December 13, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith, Matters of Faith

Matters of Faith: Programmed For Success

‭PROGRAMMED for Success by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Proverbs 4:1-9 (‭GNT)‬‬ “My children, listen to what your father teaches you. Pay attention, and you will have understanding. 2 What I am teaching you is good, so remember it all. […]

Matters of Faith: An Attitude of Gratitude

“AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE” by Rev. J. Loren Russell 2 Chronicles 7:13-14 (NKJV) 13 When I shut up heaven and there is no rain, or command the locusts to devour the land, or send pestilence among My people, 14 if […]

Matters of Faith: WHEN YOUR ENEMY IS YOUR FRIEND

Matters of Faith: WHEN YOUR ENEMY IS YOUR FRIEND

WHEN YOUR ENEMY IS YOUR FRIEND By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Psalms‬ ‭55:12-14‬ (‭GNB)‬‬ “If it were an enemy that mocked me, I could endure it; if it were an opponent boasting over me, I could hide […]

Matters of Faith: WHAT A DAY TO BE A BLESSING!

Matters of Faith: WHAT A DAY TO BE A BLESSING!

“WHAT A DAY TO BE A BLESSING!” By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Proverbs 25:21-22 (NKJV) “If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat; And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink; 22 For so […]

by · November 8, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith, Matters of Faith
The Peace Project – Album Release Concert, November 14

The Peace Project – Album Release Concert, November 14

Simply Entertainment Productions, in conjunction with MAS, Inc, presents Minister Jose E. Figueroa, Jr.’s ‘The Peace Project’ gospel album release concert on Saturday, November 14, 7pm at the Latino Pastoral Action Center, 14 W. 170th Street in the Bronx, NY. The […]

Matters of Faith: Recognized, Reassured and Rewarded!

Matters of Faith: Recognized, Reassured and Rewarded!

Recognized, Reassured and Rewarded! By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. “Then Jesus asked them, ‘But who do you say I am?’” (Matthew 16:13-20 [v. 15])   This is a very intriguing text to say the least. In fact, the […]

Matters of Faith: What Kind of Stuff Are You Made Of?

Matters of Faith: What Kind of Stuff Are You Made Of?

“WHAT KIND OF STUFF ARE YOU MADE OF?” By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Psalms 139:13-14 (NKJV) “For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully […]

Matters of Faith: What Would You Dare To Do Were It Impossible To Fail?

Matters of Faith: What Would You Dare To Do Were It Impossible To Fail?

WHAT WOULD YOU DARE TO DO IF IT WERE IMPOSSIBLE TO FAIL? By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Matthew 11:28-30 New Living Translation (NLT) 28 Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry […]

Matters of Faith: WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR HIM LATELY?

Matters of Faith: WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR HIM LATELY?

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR HIM LATELY? By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   I had a conversation with a colleague this week that went from a business conversation to a discussion about salvation and serving the Lord. What […]

Matters of Faith: What Has He Done For You Lately

Matters of Faith: What Has He Done For You Lately

WHAT HAS HE DONE FOR YOU LATELY? By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Most people remember the 1986 Janet Jackson recording entitled, “What Have You Done For Me Lately?,” the song where Janet is talking to her girlfriend […]

by · October 5, 2015 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
The Kim Davis and Pope Francis Meeting: Not the Real Story

The Kim Davis and Pope Francis Meeting: Not the Real Story

Over the last few days, social media has been filled with claims by Kim Davis that she had a private meeting with Pope Francis and that he embraced her and her “courage”. Kim Davis has acted in refusing to fulfill […]

by · October 5, 2015 · Faith, Op Ed, Religion

WYSK: President Obama and Christian Persecution

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW  By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz  District 32 Bronx Senator Rev. Diaz on President Obama and Christian Persecution     Last night, I watched President Barack Obama speak on national television about the massacre at Oregon’s Umpwua […]

Cuomo, de Blasio Offer Yom Kippur Wishes

Cuomo, de Blasio Offer Yom Kippur Wishes

Governor Andrew Cuomo Statement on Yom Kippur: “Yom Kippur is the Jewish Day of Atonement, and the culmination of the High Holy Days. It’s a time to reflect on the year gone by and to prepare for the year to […]

by · September 23, 2015 · Cultures, Faith, Religion
Yom Kippur Observation Culminates Jewish High Holy Days

Yom Kippur Observation Culminates Jewish High Holy Days

The Bronx Chronicle wishes a peaceful, reflective, and easy fast to everyone observing Yom Kippur. G’mar Hatima Tova and may all have health, sweetness and happiness in the new year.

by · September 23, 2015 · Faith, Religion