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Korea, China Issues Loom Large at ASEAN Meeting

Korea, China Issues Loom Large at ASEAN Meeting

As the Indo-Pacific region continues to face crises, national governments recently met to discuss peaceful approaches. ASEAN, the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (including Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) met […]

by · August 18, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: Don’t Ever Lose Your Faith

Matters of Faith: Don’t Ever Lose Your Faith

By Dr. Rev. J. Loren Russell “Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to […]

by · August 18, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Vernuccio’s View: Human Trafficking: 21st Century Slavery

Vernuccio’s View: Human Trafficking: 21st Century Slavery

Slavery is not relegated to the past, relegated to historical accounts of 18th Century sailing ships, or tales of the Roman Empire. The U.S. State Department has released its 2019 Report on Human Trafficking, the modern slave trade. The numbers […]

by · August 15, 2019 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: One Day at a Time

Matters of Faith: One Day at a Time

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Matthew 6:34 KJV ”I’m taking one day at a […]

by · August 11, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It’s Not Natural

Matters of Faith: It’s Not Natural

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “That’s why only someone who has God’s Spirit can understand spiritual blessings. Anyone who doesn’t have God’s Spirit thinks these blessings are foolish. 15 People who are guided by the Spirit can make all kinds of […]

by · August 4, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Vernuccio’s View: World Refugee Numbers Soar

Vernuccio’s View: World Refugee Numbers Soar

The U.S. State Department has issued its latest report on worldwide refugee conditions. At the end of 2017 (the most recent figure available) the estimated refugee population worldwide stood at 25.4 million, with 17.2 million receiving protection or assistance from the […]

Matters of Faith: Don’t Ever Forget!

Matters of Faith: Don’t Ever Forget!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Beware that you do not forget the Lord your God by not keeping His commandments, His judgments, and His statutes which I command you today, 12 lest—when you have eaten and are full, and have […]

by · July 28, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo is greeted by Ecuadorian Minister of Foreign Affairs José Valencia Amores and U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador Michael J. Fitzpatrick, in Guayaquil, Ecuador. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha]

U.S. Forms Commission on Unalienable Rights

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced the formation of a U.S.-led international “Commission on Unalienable Rights.” The commission is designed to bring together human rights experts, philosophers, and activists, Republicans, Democrats, and Independents of varied background and beliefs, who […]

Matters of Faith: Just a Few

Matters of Faith: Just a Few

Judges 7:7 (TLB) “I’ll conquer the Midianites with these three hundred!” the Lord told Gideon. “Send all the others home!” ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬ One song writer said, “It’s a mighty good thing to be chosen by God!” It means God has decided […]

by · July 21, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Sal Conforto, publisher, The Bronx Chronicle

Editorial: New York City Sells Tax Liens.

This practice is one of the most hurtful to the elderly and minority property owners who fall in arrears on their property taxes. Each year tax lien sales impact communities that are struggling. In 2018 Our Communist Mayor Warren Wilhelm […]

by · July 15, 2019 · Editorials
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Vernuccio’s View: Selling Out to China

It is going to be difficult for Washington to overcome China’s unfair trade practices, espionage, and intellectual property theft when portions of the private sector and the political establishment refuse to acknowledge that the problem even exists. In a recent […]

by · July 14, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: A Restoration of Epic Proportions

Matters of Faith: A Restoration of Epic Proportions

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ John 3:3 (NKJV) A revival has been described by […]

by · July 14, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Vernuccio’s View: Pacific Allies Coordinate Defense

Vernuccio’s View: Pacific Allies Coordinate Defense

The threat from China’s dramatic increase in military power and escalating aggressiveness has produced extraordinary concern among Pacific nations. Beijing has shown no signs of relenting, even in the face of a ruling by international authorities such as the World […]

Matters of Faith: The Year of Jubilee

Matters of Faith: The Year of Jubilee

“In this way you shall set the fiftieth year apart and proclaim freedom to all the inhabitants of the land. During this year all property that has been sold shall be restored to the original owner or his descendants, and […]

by · July 7, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Making It Work

Matters of Faith: Making It Work

“Therefore if you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?” Luke 16:11-12 (NKJV) A few months ago, I wrote an article on financial literacy from a Biblical perspective and argued […]

by · June 30, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion