This week’s Bible study will be the 2nd half of Ephesians chapter 5

Treating Each Other Well [Ephesians chapter 5, verses 15-33] When we left off last week at verse 14, the apostle Paul was exhorting and encouraging the Ephesian church to remain as “the light in the Lord”, and to live as “children of light”. Today we will finish up the latter half of the book of […]

America’s politicians keep going from bad to worse, and here’s more proof

Five Biblical Concepts Our Political Leaders Just Don’t Understand by Rev. Paul J. Bern Right-wing Evangelical Fundamentalism, as well as much of America’s conservative political leadership, claims to return to the roots of Christianity. Few of these fundamentalists care much about the early church, the four Gospels, the apostle Paul’s letters, or St. Augustine. Rather, […]

This week’s Bible study will be the first half of Ephesians chapter 5

From the Darkness to the Light [Ephesians chapter 5, verses 1-14] Last week we finished chapter four, where we found the apostle Paul giving a healthy dose of tough love to the early church at Ephesus. Taking up where we left off, if we want to be real Christians having a personal relationship with Jesus […]

If civil unrest breaks out this summer, should Christians join the fight?

The US Is Becoming A Failed State: How Do We Turn This Around? By Rev. Paul J. Bern The United States of America, if I may risk pointing out the obvious, is failing. Failing to adequately tackle the systemic problems in our economic system. Failing to reflect on the deep flaws in our system of […]

Angry Prayers

Originally posted on Real as the Streets:
They say to pray hardest when it is hardest to pray. So I decided to give that a try. I prayed my first angry prayer a few days ago… It wasn’t easy. I feared that an angry prayer would anger God. Then I learned something. I had finally reached a point in…

Tee shirt fund raiser, and summer’s coming soon

Tee shirt fund raiser here at http://www.pcmatl.org; faith-based Tee shirts, quantity discounts, 23 styles to choose from. All proceeds go to Progressive Christian Ministries of Greater Atlanta. Proceeds go towards marketing expenses for 2 nonfiction books about to be published, plus a replacement desktop PC; shirts are $12.95 each, 2 for $20.95, or 3 for […]