This week’s ongoing Bible study will be part one of Acts chapter 21

Paul and Luke Sail Onward Toward Jerusalem [Acts chapter 21, verses 1-11] by Web Minister Paul J. Bern Last week when we last last off, the apostle Paul had just finished some quite emotional farewells with his compatriots and fellow disciples from Ephesus, Corinth and several other smaller locales. This week as we move on, […]

What I did for my involuntary vacation

What It’s Like for a Technology Guy to Have to Do Without a Computer for an Agonizing 19 Days, or: The Lessons On Patience That God Just Took the Time to Teach Me by Web Minister Paul J. Bern By now most of my regular readers have seen the automated postings coming from myself, sent […]

This week’s ongoing Biblical study will be part 3 of Acts chapter 20

Paul’s Final, and Emotional, Farewell to the Elders [Acts chapter 20, verses 25-38] by Minister Paul J. Bern Last week when we left off at verse 24, the apostle Paul was addressing the elders he had summoned from Ephesus. This was the same group of men who had spirited Paul out of that city, and […]

My Motivation for Writing is Far Greater Than Money

Outreach to the Multitudes by Minister Paul J. Bern Before I begin my remarks, I wish to start by thanking everyone who reads this for visiting this site/blog. You are not here by accident. In some way, God has directed you here because you are looking for answers, sometimes whether one realizes it or not. […]

This week’s ongoing Bible teaching will be part 2 of Acts chapter 20

Paul Bids Farewell to the Elders From Ephesus Before Continuing On His Journey [Acts chapter 20, verses 13-24] by Minister Paul J. Bern Last week as we left off at verse 12, the apostle Paul had just left Troas after bringing a young man back to health after a fall of some 3 stories. This […]

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 […]

This week’s ongoing Bible Study will be part 1 of Acts chapter 20

Paul Raises Eutychus From the Dead at Troas [Acts chapter 20, verses 1-12] by Minister Paul J. Bern This week, in our ongoing series on the writings of the apostle Luke, we will be moving on to part one of Acts chapter twenty. As we do so, the apostle Paul is leaving Ephesus, and is […]

This week’s ongoing Bible study will be part 2 of Acts chapter 7

St. Steven Continues With His Response to the Court Acts chapter 7, verses 20-38 For better small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we concluded part 1 of Acts chapter 7, St. Steven had been asked for a response to the charges that had been leveled against him by the Sanhedrin, the Jewish […]

Meanwhile inside the beltway, the swamp has yet to be drained

The Ongoing Christian Hypocrisy In Washington D.C. by Pastor Paul J. Bern For better small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Remember when we were kids in school? We used to recite the ‘pledge of allegiance’ to the flag every day. Among other things, the pledge calls us β€œone nation under God”. Judging from the way […]

Bible study for this week will be Acts chapter 6

The Delegation of Duties and the Arrest of St. Steven [Acts chapter 6] For better small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we concluded our study and analysis of part 3 of Acts chapter 5, we closed out with the apostles as they left the Sanhedrin after being released from custody for preaching […]