This week’s Bible study will be 1st Thessalonians chapter 4

Living Our Lives For God [1st Thessalonians chapter 4] Last week when we left off at the end of chapter three of 1st Thessalonians, we found the apostle Paul exhorting and motivating the early Church for Christ’s return. Paul wrote “may our God and Father himself and our Lord Jesus… strengthen your hearts so that […]

Instead of attracting people, churches are driving them away! What’s up with that?

Many Modern Churches Are Driving People Away From God By Rev. Paul J. Bern It has been my observation for quite some time now that the majority of modern churches (regardless of denomination) who portray themselves as “evangelical” or “seeker friendly”, are unintentionally driving people away while claiming to do the opposite! I’ve had a […]

One sure way to tell a real church from a fake one

3 False Teachings to Watch Out For by Rev. Paul J. Bern This week I want to alert everyone who reads this to be aware of certain things that are being taught in some churches as being factual and prophetic when in fact they are neither. These three erroneous teachings, in no particular order, are […]

Religion hasn’t become outmoded. It’s the way it’s being presented.

Are People Abandoning Religion? By Rev. Paul J. Bern A recent poll showed that Americans who consider themselves Christian have dropped from a high of over 85% in the 1970’s to about 70% currently. There can be no question today that organized religion has attendance issues. The Catholic church, to use only one example, has […]

I know why church attendance is declining, and it’s not because of a lack of interest

Why Mainstream Christianity Is Losing Credibility by Rev. Paul J. Bern It all started out with a Facebook posting stating that when poor people get together to make a statement it’s called rioting, but when the wealthy get together to make a statement it’s called lobbying. It wasn’t mine, but I gave it a ‘like’ […]

In this week’s Bible study, we’ll be finishing up First Corinthians

Finishing First Corinthians [1st Corinthians chapter 15, verses 50-58; 1st Corinth. 16] This week we will finish our chronological study of First Corinthians, chapters 15 and 16. Last week you will recall the apostle Paul comparing the first Adam with the last, who was and who is Jesus Christ. He moves on to another topic, […]