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Matters of Faith: Open Your Eyes

Matters of Faith: Open Your Eyes

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Now it came to pass, as He sat at the table with them, that He took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Then their eyes were opened and they […]

by · April 12, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Sal Conforto, publisher, The Bronx Chronicle

On a radio talk show a caller asked the NYC Mayor that he should consider…

On a radio talk show a caller asked the NYC Mayor that he should consider elevating the pay of EMT’s to that of the Firefighters. His answer “now is not the time”. When is it the right time? Knowing him, […]

by · April 8, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Editorials
China's President Xi Jin Ping vowed in January a 'people's war' against the  coronavirus. Credit: Xinhua News Agency

Vernuccio’s View: The Case Against China

The toll taken by the Covid-19 virus is staggering, resembling that of a considerable war. The losses have been needlessly caused.  Through negligence or malfeasance, the Chinese government’s failure to timely warn the world of the outbreak eliminated the possibility […]

Matters of Faith: Maintaining Your Sanity

Matters of Faith: Maintaining Your Sanity

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this world, […]

by · April 5, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Photo by Lizabeth MENZIES / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Financial Focus: Coronavirus is about to kill our economy

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA Well, now the financial numbers are starting to come in: Employment claims in last 2 weeks: 10 million Stock market: ( Jan- March) -25% 80% of Americans are on stay at home orders Ready […]

by · April 3, 2020 · Financial Focus
Robert Press, Press Clips

100 PERCENT: 14th, 15th, and 16th Congressional Democratic Primary Races

With Primary season upon us I have decided to bring back my political column ‘100 PERCENT’. This column will feature the 14th, 15th, and 16th Congressional Democratic Primary races. Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic petitioning was cut short by Governor […]

by · April 1, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Opinion
Matters of Faith: The Method of Warfare

Matters of Faith: The Method of Warfare

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we do […]

by · March 29, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Financial Focus: Coronavirus and what you should do for your financial health

Financial Focus: Coronavirus and what you should do for your financial health

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA In this sad state of affairs that we now see ourselves in because of the coronavirus, we will not comment on the health concerns, except to say, please be safe and careful. But while […]

Matter of Faith: Focus and Faith

Matter of Faith: Focus and Faith

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able […]

by · March 22, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: You Are Blessed!

Matters of Faith: You Are Blessed!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell ”Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!” Psalm 34:8 (KJV) The Oxford Bible Commentary says the 34th Psalm is structured in three stages: Verses 1-3 […]

by · March 15, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Judgmental and Controlling

Matters of Faith: Judgmental and Controlling

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, does not receive us. 10 Therefore, if I come, I will call to mind his deeds which he does, prating […]

by · March 8, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Take It As It Comes

Matters of Faith: Take It As It Comes

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, B.S., MDiv. “Shall we indeed accept good from God, and shall we not accept adversity?” Job 2:10 (NKJV) One of the most difficult things to accept in life are the adversities that arise out of […]

by · March 1, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Final Word

Matters of Faith: A Final Word

“Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both […]

by · February 23, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Learn it! Live it! Teach it!

Matters of Faith: Learn it! Live it! Teach it!

“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one! You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. “And these words which I command you today shall […]

by · February 16, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: In Deep Sorrow

Matters of Faith: In Deep Sorrow

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?” ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ It was a dark time in the lives of the Israelites. They were in captivity again and living by the rivers of Babylon, […]

by · February 9, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion