Matters of Faith

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
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

Put everything into the hands of The Lord and experience his righteousness. (Isaiah 55:7-8 KJV) “Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon […]

by · January 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Take a Stand!

Matters of Faith: Take a Stand!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv 2 Thessalonians 2:15 NKJV, TLB“Therefore, brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle.”(TLB) “With all these things in mind, dear brothers, stand firm and […]

by · January 13, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Is Anybody Listening?

Matters of Faith: Is Anybody Listening?

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Genesis 6:9 NKJV‬‬‬‬ “But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.“ While contemplating what I would write this week and how to encourage readers to believe and to stay the course, […]

by · January 6, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations: Purpose-minded Resolutions

Scriptural Inspirations: Purpose-minded Resolutions

New Year Resolution with Purpose If you have been thinking about what you will resolve to do in 2019, let me suggest the following verse for your consideration. Happy & Blessed New Year! Philippians‬ ‭4:8‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “Finally, brethren, whatever things […]

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

Scriptural Inspirations

The Greatest Gift Has Been Given! John‬ ‭1:6-14‬ ‭NET‬‬ “A man came, sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that everyone might believe through him. He himself was not […]

by · December 30, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: What’s New

Matters of Faith: What’s New

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Revelation 21:1-6 NKJV‬‬‬‬ “Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea. 2 Then I, […]

by · December 30, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion