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Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: 10-10 Wins

By Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell John 10:7-11 7 Then Jesus said to them again, “Most assuredly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. 8 All who ever came before Me are thieves and robbers, but […]

by · November 22, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

FORWARD IN FAITH

By Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell Habakkuk 2:1-4 NLT “I will climb up to my watchtower and stand at my guard post. There I will wait to see what the Lord says and how he will answer my complaint. Then […]

by · November 15, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

P.T.E.D.S. – Post-Traumatic Election Day Syndrome

By Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any […]

by · November 8, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Faith Over Politics

By Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell Isaiah 58:6-8 “Is this not the fast that I have chosen: To loose the bonds of wickedness, To undo the heavy burdens, To let the oppressed go free, And that you break every yoke? […]

by · November 1, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Honoring Heritage and Taking Responsibility

Matters of Faith: Honoring Heritage and Taking Responsibility

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Deuteronomy‬ ‭11:2, 19 NKJV‬‬ “Know today that I do not speak with your children, who have not known and who have not seen the chastening of the LORD your God, His greatness and His mighty […]

by · October 24, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Unlimited Power from Limited Resources

By Reverend J. Loren Russell 1 Kings 17:1-16 (15-16) NKJV “So she went away and did according to the word of Elijah; and she and he and her household ate for many days. The bin of flour was not used […]

by · October 18, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Before the Womb and Beyond the Tomb

Jeremiah 1:5 NKJV “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you; Before you were born, I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 29:11 NKJV “For I know the plans I have for you,” […]

by · October 11, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Something for Everyone

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 1 Corinthians 12:11 ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ 11 But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually as He wills. ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Having a spiritual gift is not a badge of honor, an […]

by · October 4, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Financial Focus: Should you take that part time job?

Financial Focus: Should you take that part time job?

So, you had a good full time job? Good pay? Liked hanging out in the office? Then COVID-19 took all that away.So while your looking for another full time job ( or hope you still have one), freelance gigs are […]

Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: I Almost Quit

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Jeremiah 20:7-9 KJV “O Lord, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived; thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed: I am in derision daily, every one mocketh me. For since I spake, I […]

by · September 27, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
The Peoples Liberation Army PLA soldiers participate in a flag raising ceremony during an open day at the PLA  Navy base in Hong Kong. File: mil.cnr.cn

Vernuccio’s View: China’s Naval Threat

A lion’s share of world trade moves through Indo-Pacific waters is increasingly threatened by China’s large navy. Indo-Pacific basin nations will represent two-thirds of the world’s economy in the coming decade. Clearly, if any nation establishes an armed stranglehold in […]

by · September 20, 2020 · Vernuccio's View
Rev. J. Loren Russell

THE ME I NEVER KNEW

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Matthew‬ ‭16:24-27‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever desires to save his life […]

by · September 20, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Financial Focus: Are you ready to live comfortably in your retirement years?

Financial Focus: Are you ready to live comfortably in your retirement years?

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA By the time you read this, college classes are underway with many now virtually. At CUNY this semester, I am teaching “Retirement Planning.” In our “new world,” it should be a very interesting topic […]

Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Choices

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Joshua 24:15 NKJV And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other […]

by · September 13, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Drunk with Wine or Filled with The Spirit

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Therefore, do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And […]

by · September 6, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion