Progressive Christian Bible study for this week will be part 1 of Luke chapter 17

Christ’s Teaching on Faith and Forgiveness [Luke chapter 17, verses 1-19] View this in any browser by clicking here πŸ™‚ This week as we continue our in-depth analysis of the writings of the apostle Luke, we find ourselves moving on to chapter 17 of his version of the Gospel. When we left off last week, […]

Biblical history is mirrored by current events

History Repeats Itself, Even in the Bible by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ One of the hot-button issues facing the entire world, and particularly in the US, is that of economic inequality. We find ourselves in an intractable and intolerable situation where 99% of the country’s wealth […]

This week’s Bible study will be part 2 of Luke chapter 16

Jesus, Rich People, and the Story of Lazarus [Luke chapter 16, verses 16-31] To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ Previously, when we closed out our study of the first half of chapter 16, Jesus was rebuking the Pharisees because they were sneering at him for telling them they could serve God or […]

This week’s Bible study will be part 1 of Luke chapter 16

Jesus and the Story of the Shrewd Manager [Luke chapter 16, verses 1-15] Having trouble reading this? Click here! πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at the end of chapter 15 of Luke’s gospel, we concluded the story of the wayward son (or β€œprodigal son” with due respect to my King James readers) with […]

This week’s Bible study will be part 2 of Luke chapter 15

The Triple Meaning of the Story of the Lost Son [Luke chapter 15, verses 11-32] Hard to read this? Click here! πŸ™‚ Last week when we completed the first part of Luke 15, we found ourselves with our Lord and Savior as he was teaching a large crowd of followers and those in need of […]

This week’s Bible study will be part one of Luke chapter 15

Of Lost Sheep and Missing Coins [Luke chapter 15, verses 1-10] View this in any browser by clicking here! πŸ™‚ When we last left off at the end of chapter 14 of Luke’s gospel, Jesus had ended his teaching for that day by reminding those around him to keep their saltiness and their zeal for […]

President Trump and James Comey should stop accusing one another

Regarding Judging or Accusing Other People: Those Who Call Us Liars Should Examine Themselves by Pastor Paul J. Bern Having trouble reading this? Click here! πŸ™‚ Watching this past week’s spectacle in Washington surrounding Russia-gate, former FBI director James Comey’s firing, and his subsequent testimony under oath has reminded me once again about the folly […]