An American Microcosm

A Microcosm of the USA and Christianity by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in your browser, click here! 🙂 The events of this past week have left the office of the American presidency in shambles, made the US the laughingstock of the world, and I – for one – am appalled at the […]

This week’s Bible study will be part 4 of Luke chapter 12

Jesus Came Not to Bring Peace, but Division [Luke chapter 12, verses 49-59] To view this in your browser, click here! 🙂 Last week in our ongoing study of the writings of the apostle Luke, we concluded part 3 of chapter 12 with Jesus continuing to teach his apostles and the surrounding crowd, which was […]

Freedom From Religion

Originally posted on brandon andress:
Let’s just start with this. If you are a person who identifies as a Christian, but who constantly feels the burden of religious expectation, the weight of following all the rules in order to be a “Good Christian,” or the anxiety of never doing enough to “get to heaven” (and…

Governing, Economics, and the Bible

Which Does the Bible Say Is Better? Helping the Rich Distribute to the Poor, or Helping the Poor Directly? By Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in your browser, click here! 🙂 The events of this past week inside the Beltway in Washington, DC have been a reminder to us all that the super-rich […]

Bible study this week will be part 3 of Luke chapter 12

Maintaining a Sense of Heightened Awareness for Christ [Luke chapter 12, verses 35-48] To view this in your browser, click here! 🙂 Last week when we finished part 2 of Luke’s gospel, Jesus was giving some extended teaching time to the apostles, as well as the large crowd that had gathered around Jesus to listen, […]