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Matters of Faith: A Better View

Matters of Faith: A Better View

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Romans 12:1-21 (v. 2) And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of […]

“Matters of Faith: LOVED YET LOST!

“Matters of Faith: LOVED YET LOST!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Mark 10:21-22 NKJV “Then Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure […]

by · April 24, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: THE ONLY WAY!

Matters of Faith: THE ONLY WAY!

Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Acts 17:30-31 GNT “God has overlooked the times when people did not know him, but now he commands all of them everywhere to turn away from their evil ways. For he has fixed a […]

by · April 17, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Cross made out of palm fronds.

Matters of Faith: If Only They Meant It

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. ‭‭John‬ ‭12:12-13‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬ “The next day a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, took branches of palm trees and went out to […]

by · April 10, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Bootleg Transformation

Matters of Faith: A Bootleg Transformation

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell Romans 2:24 For “the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you,” as it is written. Have you ever thought about the church and what it really is? We know that it’s […]

by · April 3, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Enriched or Enlightened, Take Your Pick!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell ‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭9:9-11‬ (‭NLT‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬) “As the Scriptures say, “They share freely and give generously to the poor. Their good deeds will be remembered forever.” For God is the one who provides seed for the farmer […]

by · March 27, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Way of Transformation

Matters of Faith: The Way of Transformation

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.” As I thought about transformation and […]

by · March 20, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion

What’s on Your Mind?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Philippians 4:6-8 (NKJV) Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will […]

by · March 13, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
A Season For Transformation!

A Season For Transformation!

Romans 12:1-2 NKJV “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, but be […]

by · March 6, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
HE HAS A PLAN

HE HAS A PLAN

Rev. J. Loren Russell Genesis 35:11 “Also God said to him: “I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall proceed from you, and kings shall come from your body.’” As Black History […]

by · February 27, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: By Any Means Necessary!

Matters of Faith: By Any Means Necessary!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Isaiah 7:9 (NIV) ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all.’” ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ The phrase, “By any means necessary” is arguably the most well-known saying of Malcom X, […]

by · February 20, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: LOVE AT LAST!

Matters of Faith: LOVE AT LAST!

Genesis 2:23 “At last!” the man exclaimed. “This one is bone from my bone and flesh from my flesh! She will be called ‘woman,’ because she was taken from ‘man.’” The Lord God Almighty, after creating the heavens and the […]

by · February 13, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It’s All In Your Mind!

Matters of Faith: It’s All In Your Mind!

Philippians 4:8-9 KJV “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 virtue, and if there be […]

by · February 6, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
No Justice, No Peace!

No Justice, No Peace!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Zechariah 7:8-10 NKJV “Then the word of the Lord came to Zechariah, saying, “Thus says the Lord of hosts: ‘Execute true justice, Show mercy and compassion Everyone to his brother. Do not oppress the widow […]

by · January 23, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Never Say Never

Matters of Faith: Never Say Never

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Jeremiah 20:9 NKJV “Then I said, “I will not make mention of Him, nor speak anymore in His name.” But His word was in my heart like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; […]

by · January 9, 2022 · Matters of Faith, Religion