Religion

Matters of Faith: Stop Enabling!

Matters of Faith: Stop Enabling!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “The storm kept getting worse, until finally the sailors asked him, “What should we do with you to make the sea calm down?” Jonah 1:11-15 CEV Jonah told them, “Throw me into the sea, and it […]

by · December 15, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Principle Thing

Matters of Faith: The Principle Thing

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.” Proverbs 4:7-8 KJV   The […]

by · December 8, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Finding Wisdom

Finding Wisdom

“Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.” Proverbs‬ ‭4:7-8‬ ‭KJV Why not decide to […]

by · December 5, 2019 · Religion, Spiritual Inspiration
Matters of Faith: All You’ll Ever Need

Matters of Faith: All You’ll Ever Need

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 KJV Phillipians, a book, written by Paul the Apostle, always challenged me. I know the background […]

by · December 1, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Rest for Your Soul

Matters of Faith: Rest for Your Soul

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and […]

by · November 24, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Put Your Best Foot Forward

Matters of Faith: Put Your Best Foot Forward

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 25 If we [claim to] live by the [Holy] Spirit, we must also walk by the Spirit [with personal integrity, godly character, and moral courage—our conduct empowered by the Holy Spirit].  Galatians 5:25 (Amplified Bible)  The […]

by · November 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Spiritual Inspiration: A Debt We Owe

Spiritual Inspiration: A Debt We Owe

“Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not bear false witness,” […]

by · November 14, 2019 · Religion, Spiritual Inspiration
Matters of Faith: The Execution Chamber

Matters of Faith: The Execution Chamber

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “So put to death and deprive of power the evil longings of your earthly body [with its sensual, self-centered instincts] immorality, impurity, sinful passion, evil desire, and greed, which is [a kind of] idolatry [because […]

by · November 10, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It Ain’t on Your GPS

Matters of Faith: It Ain’t on Your GPS

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Now the Lord had said to Abram: “Get out of your country, From your family and from your father’s house, to a land that I will show you.” Genesis 12:1 Have you ever put an […]

by · November 3, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Words of Your Mouth

Matters of Faith: The Words of Your Mouth

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Be pleasant and hold their interest when you speak the message. Choose your words carefully and be ready to give answers to anyone who asks questions.” Colossians 4:6 CEV Gracious words don’t make you weak. […]

by · October 27, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Spiritual Inspirations: The Words of Your Mouth

Spiritual Inspirations: The Words of Your Mouth

“Be pleasant and hold their interest when you speak the message. Choose your words carefully and be ready to give answers to anyone who asks questions.” ‭ Colossians‬ ‭4:6‬ ‭CEV‬‬ Gracious words don’t make you weak. Gracious words reveal the […]

by · October 26, 2019 · Spiritual Inspiration
Matters of Faith: Joy After The Night

Matters of Faith: Joy After The Night

by Rev. J. Loren Russell, B.A., MDiv “When the Lord brought back the captivity of Zion,We were like those who dream.2 Then our mouth was filled with laughter,And our tongue with singing.Then they said among the nations,“The Lord has done great […]

by · October 20, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on stage in the Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental New York Barclay in New York City. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Vernuccio’s View: U.S. Emphasizes Religious Freedom at U.N. Opening

As the U.N. opened its latest session, the United States co-sponsored with Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom a panel discussion on “The Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang.” The BBC has reported that evidence of the camps first […]

Matters of Faith: Gainfully Employed

Matters of Faith: Gainfully Employed

By Rev. J. Loren Russell  “There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all. […]

by · October 13, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

GAINFULLY EMPLOYED “There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all. But the manifestation […]

by · October 11, 2019 · Religion, Spiritual Inspiration