Memorial Day and the National Anthem: Some Observations About Patriotism

The ‘National Anthem’ and This Past Week’s Football Owners Meeting: Why I’ll Be Taking a Knee With “Kap” This Coming Football Season by Pastor Paul J. Bern For better small screen viewing, or for a website view, click here 🙂 The United States of America hasn’t been winning very many popularity contests overseas as of […]

Free book excerpt #21 from blogger, author and Web pastor Paul J. Bern

Get the latest book offering from Rev. Paul J. Bern; “Cannabis Legalization and the Bible: Compatible Or Not?” Today’s post includes an in-depth interview with Shane at the pro-legalization website and blog Cheap Home Grow (cheaphomegrow.com); check it out from right here Chapter Five This Is What A Police State Looks Like For nearly half […]

The MLK Holiday and the Current State of America: What Would Jesus Say?

The Hijacking of a Dream: Reclaiming Rev. Dr. King’s Legacy by pastor and published author Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here 🙂 As we celebrate another Martin Luther King holiday, America needs to perform a re-assessment of what this memorial holiday truly means to all of us. On August 28, […]

Free Book Excerpt #16 from blogger and Author Rev. Paul J. Bern

Another free sample from the latest book offering from Rev. Paul J. Bern; “Cannabis Legalization and the Bible: Compatible Or Not?” Watch the video https://youtu.be/o_UXdIsBuf8 The United States likes to portray itself as the “Land of the Free”, yet a 2013 study by the ACLU found that one out of three people in the United […]

Book excerpt #5 from my recent release, “Cannabis Legalization and the Bible: Compatible or Not?”

“Cannabis Legalization and the Bible: Compatible or Not?” written and published by Rev. Paul J. Bern Now available in audio too, simply click here! 🙂 Watch the video at https://youtu.be/o_UXdIsBuf8 The War On Drugs does more harm than good Here we are, well over four decades after Richard Nixon declared the war on drugs in […]

Free excerpt #3 from my latest book release

“Cannabis Legalization and the Bible: Compatible or Not?” by Rev. Paul J. Bern Many cops favor legalization A Spring 2014 issue of Law Officer magazine provided a poll of its own showing an even more surprising finding: a majority of law enforcement officers also support marijuana policy reform. There is broad support for change among […]

The police and the courts turn misfortune into a crime

Criminalizing America’s Poor and People of Color by Rev. Paul J. Bern The number of laws criminalizing poverty and race are increasing as police shootings and homelessness worsens in America. From 2006 to 2012 there was a 12 percent increase in laws prohibiting camping out in public places, a 14 percent increase in laws prohibiting […]