This week’s Bible study moves onward to chapter 4 of 2nd Corinthians

Never Giving Up Hope [2nd Corinthians chapter4] In this week’s Bible study we will be completing chapter four in Second Corinthians. At the close of last week’s study the apostle Paul wrote of reflecting the glory of God – not through ourselves and being reflected back to the Lord, but by allowing God to shine […]

Religion hasn’t become outmoded. It’s the way it’s being presented.

Are People Abandoning Religion? By Rev. Paul J. Bern A recent poll showed that Americans who consider themselves Christian have dropped from a high of over 85% in the 1970’s to about 70% currently. There can be no question today that organized religion has attendance issues. The Catholic church, to use only one example, has […]

This week’s Bible study will be 2nd Corinthians chapter 3

The Spirit of the Lord is Freedom [2nd Corinthians chapter 3] Last week when we left off at the end of chapter two, you will recall Paul making the statement that “Unlike so many, we do not peddle the word of God for profit”. He finishes this train of thought in verse one of chapter […]

On bundling Jesus Christ, economic inequality and progressive Christianity

Income Inequality and Jesus Christ by Rev. Paul J. Bern I have always vigorously maintained that the gap between the rich and poor is a moral problem as well as a socioeconomic problem in desperate need of solutions. Yes, it’s a religious problem too, and religious people are causing it. They come to church faithfully […]

This week’s Bible study will be 2nd Corinthians chapter two

Second Corinthians Chapter 2 In today’s lesson we will cover, as the title says, the second chapter of Second Corinthians in its entirety. Paul takes up where he left off at the end of chapter one, going on to describe what my New International Version of the Bible calls a “painful visit”. Although the meaning […]

The American People Deserve to Know the Truth

Twenty Four Injustices That The Mainstream Media Won’t Discuss by Rev. Paul J. Bern During the days of Nazi Germany from the early 1930’s up to the mid-’40’s, there was a branch of the government called “The Ministry of Propaganda” that dished out a torrent of profane distortions about Jewish people, and later the outcome […]

This week’s Bible study will be 2nd Corinthians chapter one

2nd Corinthians Chapter One Today, in our ongoing study of the writings of the apostle Paul, we will begin an in-depth study of the Second Book of Corinthians starting with chapter one. We’ll go ahead and go through it in its entirety except for the final two verses, which are actually the true beginning of […]

I know why church attendance is declining, and it’s not because of a lack of interest

Why Mainstream Christianity Is Losing Credibility by Rev. Paul J. Bern It all started out with a Facebook posting stating that when poor people get together to make a statement it’s called rioting, but when the wealthy get together to make a statement it’s called lobbying. It wasn’t mine, but I gave it a ‘like’ […]