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Matters of Faith: When Your Ministry Chooses You

Matters of Faith: When Your Ministry Chooses You

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭Romans 12:4-8‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ NKJV‬‬‬‬ “For as we have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function, so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and individually […]

by · March 24, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Women's Equality Party

Profile America: State Ban on Discrimination

Friday, March 22nd. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibited discrimination based on sex as well as race in hiring, promoting and firing. While this act is a famous landmark in the national effort to assure equality of treatment, its […]

by · March 22, 2019 · History, Profile America, Women
Source: Us State Department Fact Book.

Vernuccio’s View: Negotiations and the Larger Threat

Should Venezuela’s Chavistas and Afghanistan’s Taliban have a role in the new governments that will soon take power? That’s the thinking of the foreign policy establishment, as well as the mantra of the chattering classes.  They may both be wrong. Put the […]

by · March 22, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Profile America: Single Parent’s Day

Profile America: Single Parent’s Day

Thursday, March 21st. This is Single Parent’s Day — observed on this date every year since 1984 to recognize all those women and men who are raising children without partners. Single-parent families may result not just from out-of-wedlock births, but […]

Profile America: First US Bank Robbery

Profile America: First US Bank Robbery

Wednesday, March 20th. Banks had operated in America for about a half century before someone tried to make an unauthorized withdrawal. On this date in 1831, Edward Smith committed the country’s first bank robbery — hitting the City Bank on […]

Profile America: National Agriculture Week

Profile America: National Agriculture Week

Tuesday, March 19th. Among the blessings of civilization are the broad availabilities of food and clothing, such that we don’t’ have to reflect on how this abundance is created in the first place. To celebrate this great human achievement, today […]

United Kingdom Parliament in  session. Source: parliament.uk

European Union Faces Severe Challenges

The European Union (EU) suffered a major setback as the British Parliament defeated, by a vote of 432 to 202, a “Brexit” deal which sought to negate the actual effect of the June 2016 vote by the British people to leave the […]

Vernuccio’s View: Space Force Established

Vernuccio’s View: Space Force Established

More than any other nation, America is dependent on its orbital assets for vital military and civilian endeavors. The nations’ adversaries have noticed, and are taking steps to threaten that high frontier. Last August, Daniel Coats, the Director of National Intelligence, […]

by · March 18, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
First commercial radio broadcast: Results of the 1920 Presidential Election -- Gov. Warren G. Harding's landslide victory.

Profile America: FM Radio Debuts

Monday, March 18th. FM radio is 78 years old this month. In 1941, the first commercial FM station went on the air — W47NV in Nashville, Tennessee. FM —standing for frequency modulation — was first proposed by Edwin Armstrong in […]

by · March 18, 2019 · History, Profile America
Matters of Faith: Flawed but Favored

Matters of Faith: Flawed but Favored

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭Acts 26:17-18 NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “I will deliver you from the Jewish people, as well as from the Gentiles, to whom I now send you, to open their eyes, in order to turn them from […]

by · March 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
At the Right Time and Place

At the Right Time and Place

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 NLT‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “As God’s partners we beg you not to accept this marvelous gift of God’s kindness and then ignore it. For God says, “At just the right time, I heard […]

by · March 10, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Vernuccio’s View: America’s Vulnerable Satellites

Vernuccio’s View: America’s Vulnerable Satellites

For several decades, the bedrock foundation of U.S. military superiority has been the Pentagon’s ability to employ data derived from satellites to make U.S. weaponry more accurate and more deadly. This strategy also led to significant cost savings.  Guided by […]

by · March 9, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
NATO Summit 2018

Vernuccio’s View: North Macedonia Joins NATO

At NATO Headquarters in Brussels on February Sixth, the Permanent Representatives to NATO of the 29 members of the Alliance signed the Accession Protocol for the future Republic of North Macedonia. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of […]

by · March 6, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

Joel‬ ‭2:12‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬ “Now, therefore,” says the LORD, “Turn to Me with all your heart, With fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.” ‭‭‬‬ Today is Ash Wednesday, a day that marks the beginning of Lent. Lent extends a period of […]

by · March 6, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Vernuccio’s View: Listening to Putin

Vernuccio’s View: Listening to Putin

Vladimir Putin has clearly sent a worrisome message to the West. It’s a heightened continuation of the aggressive policies he has pursued for well over a decade. In the aftermath of the First Cold War, there was a brief “honeymoon” […]

by · March 3, 2019 · Vernuccio's View