The Health Care Debate, President Trump and the Bible: What Would Jesus Do?

President Trump, National Health Care and Jesus by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 The ongoing debate here in America ever since Donald Trump announced he was a presidential candidate back in 2015, and that he was going to “repeal and replace Obama-care”, has reached a crescendo as […]

America Is Running Out of Patience

How Much Longer Are We Going to Tolerate This? By Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 I have always strongly believed that it’s not possible to be an effective Christian without taking a stand against social and economic injustice, and against government corruption in all its forms (such […]

Governing, Economics, and the Bible

Which Does the Bible Say Is Better? Helping the Rich Distribute to the Poor, or Helping the Poor Directly? By Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in your browser, click here! 🙂 The events of this past week inside the Beltway in Washington, DC have been a reminder to us all that the super-rich […]

We can have fame and fortune or a personal relationship with Christ, but we can’t have both

Wealth or Jesus: We Must Pick One or the Other by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in a browser, click here! 🙂 The definition of cognitive dissonance is a person’s brain trying to reconcile two contradicting realities. One common example of this is an abusive relationship, where the man/woman obviously understands there’s abuse […]

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 […]

“Left Behind” Gets a Whole New Dimension

Our Political, Business and Religious Leaders Are Ignoring Their Taxpayers, Workers and Membership by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this on the Web, click here! 🙂 Sooner or later, it happens to each of us. There always will be at least one situation in our lives that we cannot fix, control, explain, change or […]

Giving thanks for a fresh start in 2017

Go Ahead! Hug That Tree and Give Thanks This Holiday by Pastor Paul J. Bern It’s true. I hug people, pets, and trees. I have no children of my own, but I dote on everybody else’s. I go out of my way to treat them all well. I make no bones about it. Call me […]