Letting You In On A Secret

God does heal sick people, and this posting is proof! BeautyBeyondBones There’s a part of my past that I haven’t really shared with you. I’ve been pretty irresponsibly open about the anorexia in my past, but there’s also another part of my history that was equally defining, perhaps even more so. And that’s Ulcerative Colitis. […]

Our National Election and Our Faith — On the Same Page or Not?

One Web Pastor’s Biblical Argument on Why Sanders Should Have Won, and What Would Have Happened If He Did by Rev. Paul J. Bern With both of the conventions that nominated America’s next presidential candidates having concluded, I have already come to the conclusion that this year’s choice for presidential candidates is really no choice […]

This week’s Bible study will be the 2nd half of Philippians chapter one

To Live Is For Jesus Christ, But to Die Is Gain [Philippians chapter 1, verses 18-30] When we concluded last week’s study of the first half of Philippians chapter one, the apostle Paul wrote to the church at Philippi expressing his concern about various congregations competing with each other instead of being united while spreading […]

A Memo From Jesus to the USA

If Jesus Wrote A Letter To America, I Wonder What He’d Say? By Rev. Paul J. Bern If Jesus wrote a letter to America, and particularly its leadership (I’m using ‘leadership’ in the loosest possible terms), I wonder what would He say to us? Would He give America two thumbs up for being the richest […]

This week’s Bible study will begin a series on the Book of Philippians

Rejoicing With Other People of Faith [Philippians chapter 1, verses 1-18] Today, having just completed our verse-by-verse study of Galatians, we will move on to the book of Philippians. Unlike Galatians, which was a healthy dose of tough love mixed with plenty of encouragement, Philippians is a book full of exhortation, thanksgiving and lavish praise. […]

A Plea for All Worried and Exasperated Americans

Four Good Ways to Turn the Tables on Tyranny by Rev. Paul J. Bern In the wake of America’s latest tragic example of how our voting system simply does not work, many of us are left scratching our heads asking, “What kind of democracy is this?” Well, simply put, it isn’t a democracy at all. […]