Free book excerpt #17 from author, blogger and Web pastor Paul J. Bern

“The Apostles In Plain English Vol. 1: the Apostle Paul” by Rev. Paul J. Bern (c) 2017 by Rev. Paul J. Bern and CreateSpace.com   Five years in the making, this first of a series is a lot more than just a compilation of Bible studies. This collection of Paul’s writings presents them from a […]

Free book excerpt #8 from this blog’s author

“The Apostles In Plain English Vol. 1: the Apostle Paul” by Pastor Paul J. Bern To watch a short video about the book, click here    Preparing Ourselves For the Day of the Lord [1st Thessalonians chapter 5] When I closed out 1st Thessalonians chapter four last week, you no doubt recall my interpretation that […]

Progressive Christian Bible study for this week will be part 1 of Luke chapter 17

Christ’s Teaching on Faith and Forgiveness [Luke chapter 17, verses 1-19] View this in any browser by clicking here 🙂 This week as we continue our in-depth analysis of the writings of the apostle Luke, we find ourselves moving on to chapter 17 of his version of the Gospel. When we left off last week, […]

Bible study this week will be part 3 of Luke chapter 12

Maintaining a Sense of Heightened Awareness for Christ [Luke chapter 12, verses 35-48] To view this in your browser, click here! 🙂 Last week when we finished part 2 of Luke’s gospel, Jesus was giving some extended teaching time to the apostles, as well as the large crowd that had gathered around Jesus to listen, […]

The Trump White House Has Given a Black Eye to the Conservatives Who Voted Him Into Power

The ‘Spiritual, Not Religious’ Gospel of Progressive Christianity Grows as More Become Disenchanted With Traditional Religion by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in a browser, click here! 🙂 So-called “experts” call them “unaffiliated,” as in a recent Pew poll, or “nones” – or even just ‘not very religious.’ A 2013 poll by the […]

Bible study this week is part 2 of Luke chapter 8

Jesus Exercises His Authority [Luke chapter 8, verses 22-39 (part 2 of 3)] To view this in a browser, click here! 🙂 Today as we continue our ongoing series on the writings of the apostle Luke, we move on to the middle part of chapter 8 of his account of the Gospel. As you recall […]

Bible study this week is part 3 of Luke chapter 6

The Foundation of Our Faith [Luke chapter 6, verses 37-49] (chapter 6 part 3) For today’s Bible study we will be going over the third part of the gospel of Luke chapter six. When we concluded last week’s study, we were in the middle of the revered Sermon on the Mount. Jesus had just finished […]