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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
Matters of Faith: PEACE IN THE MIDST OF A STORM!

Matters of Faith: PEACE IN THE MIDST OF A STORM!

PEACE IN THE MIDST OF A STORM! By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Mark 4: 35-41 (NKJV) “35 On the same day, when evening had come, He said to them, “Let us cross over to the other side.” […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Op Ed, Religion
Over 93K New Yorkers Entered Pope Francis Tix Lottery

Over 93K New Yorkers Entered Pope Francis Tix Lottery

On Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced 93,143 New Yorkers entered the lottery to see Pope Francis’ procession through Central Park on Friday, September 25.  Approximately 80,000 New Yorkers will attend the procession. Lucky New Yorkers will be notified between Thursday, September […]

by · September 13, 2015 · Faith, Government, Religion
Matters of Faith: KEEP YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME!

Matters of Faith: KEEP YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME!

KEEP YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME! By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Philippians 4:8-9 (KJV) “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever […]

by · September 13, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith, Op Ed
Rabbi Kleinbaum, The CBST Choir and CBST leadership community: - the CBST chorus, Joyce Rosenzweig, Re'ut Cbst, Larry Kay, Barbara Freedman, Janet Pavloff Adria Benjamin, Simon Dratfield, Rabbi Rachel Weiss Rabbi Ayelet Cohen Rabbi David Dunn Bauer Rabbi Elana Friedman Rabbi Ruhi Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein Yolanda Potasinski Assaf Astrinsky, Jack Greenberg and the whole staff and fabulous volunteers at CBST. In the congregagtion Randi Weingarten and Cynthia Nash.

The Days of Awe: A Personal Perspective

This coming Sunday night begins the holiest period for Jews around the world that is called the Days of Awe. These holy days last from sunset Sunday night (September 13th) until sundown the night of Yom Kippur on September 23rd. […]

by · September 8, 2015 · Faith, Holidays, Religion
Dinowitz Says Kentucky County Clerk Should Quit

Dinowitz Says Kentucky County Clerk Should Quit

This week, Kentucky’s Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was held in contempt of federal court and jailed for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In response, Bronx assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz released a statement urging Ms. Davis to […]

by · September 6, 2015 · Faith, LGBT Issues, News