This week’s Bible study will be the 2nd half of Luke chapter four

Jesus Rejected In His Home Town [Luke chapter 4, verses 22-44] Taking up where we left off at the conclusion of last week’s Bible study, today we will be analyzing the second half of chapter four of the gospel of the apostle Luke. You will recall Jesus had gone up to the synagogue in his […]

This Year For the Holidays, Less Is More

Making Do With Less In A Season of Excess by Pastor Paul J. Bern Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone as the Christmas holidays approach, it is time for all of us to change our focus from the acquisition of material wealth to that of intangible enrichment, such as our health, well being, peace […]

This week’s Bible study will be the first half of Luke chapter four

The Temptation of Jesus [Luke chapter 4, verses 1-21] For this week’s Bible study, we’ll be moving on to Luke chapter four. Since there is so much in here for us to digest, I will be breaking up chapter four into two parts. This is a very well-known passage of Scripture, so all you more […]

Jesus for President (Part 1)

Originally posted on Jonathan Camac:
I’m officially sick of politics. Lies. Deception. Failure to follow through on definite promises. The same old slogans. Selling hope but delivering the opposite. Outdated leaders that don’t understand the people. ‘The better of two evils’ is often how we describe the candidates. And us Aussies don’t like any of our…

Our new president, the Bible, and race relations in America

President Trump, Racism in America, and the Bible by Pastor Paul J. Bern Lately I have received a little negative feedback from some of my Christian readers saying that I should not be trying to blend religion and politics because it causes too much controversy. Interestingly enough, I’m not hearing any of that from my […]

This week’s Bible study will be the second half of Luke chapter three

John the Baptist and the Baptism of Jesus [Luke chapter 3, verses 15-37] This week we will be studying the 2nd half of chapter 3 of the apostle Luke’s gospel, which will include a minor detour into the gospel of Matthew. I am adding this to today’s Biblical teaching because I think it’s necessary in […]

Did America just avoid disaster? Only time will tell.

Did We Just Avert World War Three? By Rev. Paul J. Bern With the 2016 election new receding into America’s and the world’s rear view mirror, I find myself taking stock of the current political situation so I can get my bearings straight. We have just been through a tumultuous election that has changed the […]

Bible study this week will be the 1st half of Luke chapter three

John the Baptist Prepares the Way [Luke chapter 3, verses 1-14] In this week’s ongoing study of the gospel of Luke, we’ll be moving on to chapter three. Here is where we find ourselves introduced to a now-full-grown John the Baptist, whose birth is foretold in chapter one. As chapter three opens, we find ourselves […]

Freedom, oppression, and the Bible

Seven Grievous Sins America’s Leaders Commit Against Their Own People, and What the Bible Says About That by Rev. Paul J. Bern As the 2016 presidential race mercifully winds down, they are some things that need to be said about those in charge, and why every incumbent candidate or political party deserves to be voted […]