Matters of Faith

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
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
Matters of Faith: Rising to Your Leadership Potential

Matters of Faith: Rising to Your Leadership Potential

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭Romans 2:28-29‬ ‭NLT‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “For you are not a true Jew just because you were born of Jewish parents or because you have gone through the ceremony of circumcision. No, a true Jew is […]

by · March 3, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

I like the saying, and it’s Biblically based; “You will succeed if you don’t quit!” Galatians‬ ‭6:9‬ ‭NLT “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing […]

by · February 27, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Chosen

Matters of Faith: The Chosen

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Matthew‬ ‭22:14‬-14 ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw a man there who did not have on a wedding garment. So he said to him, ‘Friend, how […]

by · February 24, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations: Business of the Church

Scriptural Inspirations: Business of the Church

The Business of the Church Despite what it might appear to be, the church is not s marketplace or a fund raising vehicle. The church is the house of the Lord. Every now and then, we need to be reminded. […]

by · February 20, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: He’s Still Here!

Matters of Faith: He’s Still Here!

‬‬‬By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭41:10‬ ‭NLT‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my […]

by · February 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations: It’s a Love Thing!

Scriptural Inspirations: It’s a Love Thing!

Love is birthed in your heart, then makes its home in the hearts of others. 1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:4-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own […]

by · February 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: One Kind Thing Everyday

Matters of Faith: One Kind Thing Everyday

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv 2 Corinthians‬ ‭6:1, 6‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “As God’s partners, we beg you not to accept this marvelous gift of God’s kindness and then ignore it. We prove ourselves by our purity, our understanding, our […]

Scriptural Inspiration: Even Those Matter to Jesus

Scriptural Inspiration: Even Those Matter to Jesus

Time spent with those who were avoided by the leading religious scholars of the time was what Jesus did to show just how much value He placed on every single life. I often wonder if I’m spending enough time with […]

by · February 7, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: What Are You Searching For?

Matters of Faith: What Are You Searching For?

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Proverbs 2:1-6 NKJV “My son, if you receive my words, And treasure my commands within you, So that you incline your ear to wisdom, And apply your heart to understanding; Yes, if you […]

by · February 3, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Every Soul Counts

Matters of Faith: Every Soul Counts

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. James 5:19-20 “My friends, if any followers have wandered away from the truth, you should try to lead them back. If you turn sinners from the wrong way, you will save them from […]

Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

When you remember who gave you favor, you realize that it may not be because you deserve it, but because of a promise made to your forefathers and mothers. God Bless +++ Deuteronomy‬ ‭8:18‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “And you shall remember the […]

by · January 24, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: For the Good of the Whole

Matters of Faith: For the Good of the Whole

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 1 Peter 4:8-11 “Most important of all, you must sincerely love each other, because love wipes away many sins. Welcome people into your home and don’t grumble about it. Each of you has […]

by · January 20, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion