It turns out ending poverty is a lot easier than many people think

Ending Poverty: How We Can Make God, and Each Other, Happy by Rev. Paul J. Bern With about 99% of the wealth in America in the hands of a little over 1% of the population, the US has a bigger and wider gap between the richest 5% of American money earners and big business owners […]

Should the Bible be downplayed to attract a wider audience?

Those Who Sugarcoat the Bible Dilute Its Message By Rev. Paul J. Bern The Bible is a gritty book. It’s very raw and very real. It deals with people just like us, just as needy and screwed up as we are, encountering a God who would rather die (as if He could) than spend eternity […]

This week’s Bible study will be 1st Corinthians chapter 6 (part one)

Of Lawsuits And Judgments [1st Corinthians 6, verses 1 through11] In today’s chronological study of the writings of the apostle Paul, we will examine the first half of First Corinthians chapter six. We’ll tackle the second half next week because there is so much in this chapter that to breeze through it in one lesson […]

The ‘mark of the beast’ is already here. Can the Antichrist be far behind? It’s time to beware!

Nine Scary New Technologies That Big Brother Wants to Implant Inside You by Rev. Paul J. Bern The world we live in is finally starting to catch up with the book of Revelation in the back of the Bible. Thousands of years ago, God declared through His prophets that in the last days there would […]

This week’s Bible study is on 1st Corinthians chapter 5

You Can’t Have It Both Ways [1st Corinthians chapter 5] In today’s Bible study we will move on to First Corinthians chapter five. In this particular chapter the apostle Paul gives the church at Corinth a real good scolding for putting up with evil and immorality within their church. This passage of Scripture is just […]

This week’s Bible study will be 1st Corinthians chapter 3

Building On The Foundation Of Christ [1st Corinth. chapter 3] This week’s Bible study of the writings of the apostle Paul will be on the third chapter of St. Paul’s first letter to the church at Corinth. In this passage of Scripture, Paul is teaching about building on the foundation of Christ as a way […]

For this week’s Bible study, we’ll close out the book of Romans from a Progressive Christian perspective.

Finishing Up The Book of Romans Today I will complete the study of the book of Romans that I started some weeks ago. I will conclude this series by selecting some passages from the end of chapter 15 through all of chapter 16. The following quotes from Scripture are a summary of Paul’s closing thoughts […]