Of Governance and Truthfulness

The 7 Biggest Lies of the Conservatives and the G.O.P. By Pastor Paul J. Bern One of the Ten Commandments is, “You shall not lie”. (Exodus 20, verse 16) It says still more about dishonesty in government in chapter 23, verse 8 of that same book of the Bible: “Do not accept a bribe, for […]

Of Bogus Prophets and the Truth

Wars, Rumors of Wars, and the Truth by Pastor Paul J Bern One of the things I did on my own behalf five years ago as I was looking for ways to cut my expenses was canceling my cable TV subscription. My reasons were partly economic, partly practical, and partly because of my Christian faith. […]

Bible study this week is the first half of Galatians chapter 1

Paul Speaks Out Against False Teachers [Galatians 1, verses 1-12] Let’s now continue on to the book of Galatians in our studies of the apostle Paul. Not many letters have had such a great impact on the western world as the letter of Paul to the church at Galatia. Indeed, this letter became the cornerstone […]

Watch out that no one deceives you

Bogus Doomsday’s, False Prophecies, and the Real Returning of Christ by Rev. Paul J. Bern Over the last several years I have seen a lot of blog postings and also viewed a number of video’s regarding Biblical end times prophecies, doomsday reports such as the impending start of World War Three, as well as predictions […]

Jesus, the Nitty-gritty God

Observations From Reading the Bible: Jesus Was a Down-to-Earth, Nitty-gritty God by Rev. Paul J. Bern Before I begin this week’s message, let me point out that no one can arrive at the conclusions I have arrived at here unless they read the Bible extensively. The Bible is, among many other things, humankind’s owner’s manual. […]

Clearing up the mystery surrounding the resurrection of Christ

Misunderstanding Jesus’ Crucifixion: a Kernel of Truth by Rev. Paul J. Bern Over the centuries as Christianity has gradually been bent towards the interests of organized religion (or Religion Inc. as I call it), the story of Jesus’ final fateful week in Jerusalem was reshaped to minimize his overturning of the money tables at the […]

Jesus vs Religion: There Is No Comparison

Contrasting the Ministry of Christ With Modern Religion by Rev. Paul J. Bern Part of the meaning of Progressive Christianity is the examination of the Bible in its original context without all the trappings and fallacies of organized religion. For this week’s message, I want to talk and write about when Jesus fed the crowd […]