Has the American Dream Died, or Did It Just Fall Asleep?

The American Dream Has Become a Nightmare by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this on my website, or for small screen viewing, click here 🙂 The “American Dream” has at its core an escape from the real world to build a personalized utopia, a custom-made fantasy island of sorts. When we were taught to […]

Meanwhile inside the beltway, the swamp has yet to be drained

The Ongoing Christian Hypocrisy In Washington D.C. by Pastor Paul J. Bern For better small screen viewing, click here 🙂 Remember when we were kids in school? We used to recite the ‘pledge of allegiance’ to the flag every day. Among other things, the pledge calls us “one nation under God”. Judging from the way […]

If You’re Trapped Under a Mountain of Student Loans, There’s 2 Ways Out

Two Ways to Legally Walk Away From Your Student Loan Without Filing Bankruptcy by Author Rev. Paul J. Bern Sometimes being a minister doesn’t always involve things having to do with churches or even the concept of religion. Sometimes ministry is something that’s not what would be called ‘spiritual’ at all. Ministry is, to me […]

My Reasons Why the New Republican Tax “Deal”, Plus Some Other Laws, Are Contrary to Scripture

Fair Warning to All Rich Oppressors; Not From Myself, But From God by Pastor Paul J. Bern For better small screen viewing, click here 🙂 I am finding myself witnessing once again what amounts to the enforced liquidation of America’s middle class, coming in the form of president Trump’s new tax bill. This recently-passed piece […]

The teacher’s strike in West Virginia, and what the Bible says about justice, fairness and mercy

Progressive Christianity, Worker’s Rights and Social Justice by pastor Paul J. Bern For better viewing on phones, tablets and other small screens, click here 🙂 The recent settlement of the West Virginia teacher’s strike, which resulted in a 5% pay raise after lasting for nearly two weeks, will soon echo across the landscape of American […]

Who, then, do you say you are?

Some Very Hard Questions for ‘Christian America’ By pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here 🙂 The United States has always had a time-honored tradition of being a Christian nation founded by Christians for Christians. This tradition was only recently brought into question by none other than former president Obama, […]

Reasons Why Passing the Dream Act Goes With Our Being Americans of Faith

Immigration Reform, the Dream Act, and Progressive Christianity by pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here 🙂 This week’s message revolves around the current topic of immigration reform, a.k.a. the “dreamers”, as opposed to what the Bible says. Not any particular government, faith or denomination, mind you, but none other […]