To tithe or not to tithe, that is the question, by Minister Paul J. Bern

This week on the Progressive Christian Blog with Author & Web Minister Paul J. Bern; to tithe or not to tithe: that is the question — https://zurl.co/O6Xn #tithing #theRealBible #ProgressiveChristian (Please note: starting today this blog will be redirected to my ministry website, pcmatl.org. For those who are led by the Spirit to donate, please […]

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 ๐Ÿ™‚ The โ€œAmerican Dreamโ€ 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 […]

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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 […]

There are lots of phony ‘gods’ in the modern world, but only One is authentic

The Only God That’s Real by Pastor Paul J. Bern For better small screen viewing, click here ๐Ÿ™‚ Like nearly everyone else, with the exception of the ‘war hawks’ in the Pentagon who obey without questioning, I too am appalled by the fighting in the Middle East and northeastern Africa over natural resources, politics and […]

My Reasons for Declining Church Attendance, and Why They Differ from Main Stream Christianity

Why Are the World’s Young Adults Leaving Churches? By Pastor Paul J. Bern For better phone and tablet viewing, click here ๐Ÿ™‚ Someone asked my opinion earlier this week about why so many millennial’s are leaving church, and what can be done about it. After doing some reflection, prayer and meditating, and based on some […]

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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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, […]