Sometimes Poverty and Homelessness Have to be Tackled One Person at a Time

Bottles of Water and Eternal Rewards by Minister Paul J. Bern Those of you who from here in Atlanta who know me personally are well aware that every time I’m out and about, I keep my eyes wide open for anyone in significant need. I’m not talking about the usual cadre of panhandlers posing as […]

Free book excerpt #25 from Progressive Author and blogger Rev. Paul J. Bern

Coming this fall from Author Rev. Paul J. Bern: the 4th updated edition of his popular 2011 nonfiction work, “The Middle and Working Class Manifesto”   The second part of the Manifesto is what I will devote this chapter to. It summarizes the 11 Demands of the People and then organizes them into 7 basic […]

The teacher’s strike in West Virginia, and what the Bible says about justice, fairness and mercy

Progressive Christianity, Worker’s Rights and Social Justice by pastor Paul J. Bern For better viewing on phones, tablets and other small screens, click here πŸ™‚ The recent settlement of the West Virginia teacher’s strike, which resulted in a 5% pay raise after lasting for nearly two weeks, will soon echo across the landscape of American […]

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 πŸ™‚ 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, […]

Reasons Why Passing the Dream Act Goes With Our Being Americans of Faith

Immigration Reform, the Dream Act, and Progressive Christianity by pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here πŸ™‚ This week’s message revolves around the current topic of immigration reform, a.k.a. the β€œdreamers”, as opposed to what the Bible says. Not any particular government, faith or denomination, mind you, but none other […]

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 πŸ™‚ 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, […]

It’s Time to Kick Immoral “Leaders” Down the Road Somewhere!!

Humiliation and Shame for Sex Perverts is Deserved by pastor Paul J. Bern To view this on my website, click here πŸ™‚ I don’t have to explain my topic for this week. Everybody has been watching or hearing about what has been going on in the halls of power in Washington as well as in […]

President Trump’s Authority, the Bible and Progressive Christianity

Obeying Authority: When It’s Right and When It’s Not by pastor Paul J. Bern To view this on my website, click here πŸ™‚ Today we live in a world where the abuse of authority has gotten completely out of control. This is about so much more than merely being unhappy about Donald Trump’s presidency or […]

The reasons why cheating never pays, and why cheaters are losers

Hillary Clinton and Donna Brazile, the D.N.C., and the Bible by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this on my website, click here πŸ™‚ By now nearly everyone who gets their news from the Alternative Media has heard or read yesterday’s news release about former Democratic National Committee chairman Donna Brazile’s new book about her […]

Why God is so upset with the state of racism and inequality in the USA

Why God Hates Inequality by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this on my web site, click here πŸ™‚ In a continuation of my ongoing efforts to bring authentic Christianity into the 21st century, which includes a personal relationship with Jesus Christ combined with an opposition to injustice and inequality, I wish to bring to […]