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Peace in the Storm

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell Mark 4: 35-41 (NKJV) “On the same day, when evening had come, He said to them, “Let us cross over to the other side.” Now when they had left the multitude, they took Him along […]

by · December 5, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion

When You Cannot Do For Yourself

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell 2 Samuel 4:4 “ Jonathan, Saul’s son, had a son who was lame in his feet. He was five years old when the news about Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel; and his nurse took […]

by · November 28, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion

The Plans He Has For You!

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell Jeremiah 29:11-13 NIV “11For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 12 Then you […]

by · November 21, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion

You Need a Change of Mind!

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell Romans 12:2 NKJV “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” […]

by · November 14, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: By Your Word You Are Honored or Disgraced

Matters of Faith: By Your Word You Are Honored or Disgraced

James 5:12 KJV “But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.” The word […]

by · November 7, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Work You Were Assigned!

Matters of Faith: The Work You Were Assigned!

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell Zechariah 11:17 NKJV “Woe to the worthless shepherd, Who leaves the flock! A sword shall be against his arm And against his right eye; His arm shall completely wither, And his right eye shall be […]

by · October 31, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith:The Mighty Hand of God!

Matters of Faith:The Mighty Hand of God!

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell 1 Peter 5:6-7 NKJV “Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, 7 casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.” It’s difficult […]

by · October 24, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Choice is Yours

Matters of Faith: The Choice is Yours

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Romans 6:23 KJV “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Death is the inevitable fate of everyone and everything that lives. Even […]

by · October 17, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Turning This Thing Around

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell 2 Chronicles 7:12-14 NKJV “Then the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him: “I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice. When I […]

by · October 10, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Facing Your Fears

Matters of Faith: Facing Your Fears

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Zephaniah 3:16-17 NLT “16 On that day the announcement to Jerusalem will be, “Cheer up, Zion! Don’t be afraid! 17 For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He […]

by · October 3, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Maters of Faith: What Are We Teaching Them?

Maters of Faith: What Are We Teaching Them?

Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Proverbs 22:6-7 (NKJV) “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is […]

by · September 26, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
WYSK: COUNCILMAN YDANIS RODRIGUEZ MUST APOLOGIZE TO All AMERICAN CITIZENS

WYSK: COUNCILMAN YDANIS RODRIGUEZ MUST APOLOGIZE TO All AMERICAN CITIZENS

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz 18 District, Bronx You should know that there was a time when becoming a citizen of the United States and becoming an American was part of the American Dream. Immigrants dreamed […]

Letters To The Editor

To The Editor: I wish that there was something that I could do or say that could improve what some people see as the poor relationship overall between women and men in our society.  Something that opened my eyes to […]

by · September 21, 2021 · Letter to the Editor
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Rev. Ruben Diaz: Why people of faith opt out of getting vaccinated

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz 18 District, Bronx You should know why so many people of faith, especially Christian Evangelicals, are opting out of getting Covid Vaccines. The causes are several, but the main reason is […]

by · September 21, 2021 · Health, Op Ed, Religion
Matters of Faith: Don’t Forget About Me

Matters of Faith: Don’t Forget About Me

Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Daniel 41:12 – 13 (NKJV) “Now there was a young Hebrew man with us there, a servant of the captain of the guard. And we told him, and he interpreted our dreams for us; […]

by · September 19, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion