This week’s Bible study will be 2nd Corinthians chapter 11, verses 1-15

Contrasting Paul’s Ministry vs. the Modern Church [2nd Corinthians chapter 11, verses 1-15] As we saw from last week’s study on chapter 10, the apostle Paul was admonishing the early church about being too proud of themselves and the accomplishments of their ministries, writing that “if anyone boasts, let him boast in the Lord”. Today […]

America’s choice: stop the killing or have a revolution

Racism Has No Place in Law Enforcement or Anywhere Else by Rev. Paul J. Bern I once saw a one-hour documentary on cable TV that was all about neo-Nazi skinheads, their swastika tattoos, and how they are organized into gangs that operate outside the law. The extreme racial hatred of these people was chronicled by […]

Church. What’s The Point?

Originally posted on rethink:
Why do we need church? What’s the purpose? Maybe you are like me and you’ve speculated on the answer to those questions. I believe the answer to this question is hugely important. How you and I answer has ramifications on how we interact and connect with the church. Your answer will…

This week’s Bible study will be 2nd Corinthians chapter 10

Let Those Who Boast Do So In The Lord (2nd Corinthians chapter 10) For this week’s study we’ll be going over chapter 10 of 2nd Corinthians in our ongoing chronological study of the writings of the apostle Paul. When we concluded chapter 9 last week, Paul wrote about – among other things – how God’s […]

This week I’m calling out all right-wingers who agree with comments made about the pope

If Right-Wing Christians Accuse the Pope of Being a Communist, Would They Accuse Jesus of the Same? By Rev. Paul J. Bern By now many of you already know about comments that Pope Francis made this past week during his tour of South America about his views on capitalism, calling extreme cases of inequality and […]