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 🙂 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, […]

Those who call themselves ‘ministers’ had better start acting like ministers

Those Who Sugarcoat the Bible Dilute Its Message. They Will Be Judged by God! By Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 The Bible is a gritty book. It’s very raw and very real. It deals with people just like us, just as needy and screwed up as we […]

What’s Gone Wrong With Our Churches?

Three Reasons Millennials Are Abandoning Christianity by Rev. Paul J. Bern Chances are that if you are in your 20’s or 30’s, you are not a church member. Polling is now a highly sophisticated industry, and religious organizations are being fed some irrefutable numbers about what is happening among their congregations. In a single generation, […]

It’s Time for Churches Everywhere to Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Seven Hard Truths Pastors and Their Churches Need to Hear By Rev. Paul J. Bern There were once two parents with a little secret. They managed carefully to hold this secret down for several years. “Santa is coming!” their children sang. “It’s almost too good to believe!” With their mouths, the parents said, “How exciting!” […]

Thanksgiving wasn’t so happy for everybody

More Volunteers Needed To Serve The Homeless All Year, Not Just During the Holidays by Rev. Paul J. Bern Another Thanksgiving has gone by, and I have once again seen the usual fanfare on various media about hundreds of volunteers coming out to feed the homeless this past week. It then occurred to me 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 […]