There will be a guest blogger this week

While I’m away at the Piedmont Park Summer Arts Festival, I’ll be trying something new by having a guest blogger submit a post for just this weekend. So sit back and enjoy this 2014 article from Flickr contributor Ashley Campbell (cross-posted by Rob Winters) on the nature of prophetic ministry and its notable importance. The […]

Free book excerpt #8 from this blog’s author

“The Apostles In Plain English Vol. 1: the Apostle Paul” by Pastor Paul J. Bern To watch a short video about the book, click here    Preparing Ourselves For the Day of the Lord [1st Thessalonians chapter 5] When I closed out 1st Thessalonians chapter four last week, you no doubt recall my interpretation that […]

This week’s Biblical teaching will be part 3 of Luke chapter 18

Jesus Warns of His Death, Heals a Blind Man [Luke chapter 18, verses 31-42] To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 Last week when we concluded part 2 of Luke chapter 18, we left off where Jesus had instructed his apostles and the many others who were within earshot of our Lord and […]

Charlottesville, Va. and the Apostle John

Racism and “White Nationalism” Have No Place in 21st Century America by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 I once saw a one-hour documentary on cable TV (back in the days when I still watched TV) that was all about neo-Nazi skinheads, their swastika tattoos and flags, and […]

Book excerpt #5 from my recent release, “Cannabis Legalization and the Bible: Compatible or Not?”

“Cannabis Legalization and the Bible: Compatible or Not?” written and published by Rev. Paul J. Bern Now available in audio too, simply click here! 🙂 Watch the video at https://youtu.be/o_UXdIsBuf8 The War On Drugs does more harm than good Here we are, well over four decades after Richard Nixon declared the war on drugs in […]

This week’s Progressive Christian Biblical learning will be part 2 of chapter 18 of the Gospel of Luke

What Must We Do to Inherit Eternal Life? [Luke chapter 18, verses 15-30] To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 Last week when we left off at verse 14, we had just gone over the story of the proud Pharisee and the remorseful tax collector. As you recall, Jesus had just made a […]