Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Five Hundred Dead Cannot Be Ignored by Rev. Paul J. Bern The United States of America, together with the city of Chicago, has passed a gruesome and heinous milestone this past week. As of this past Friday, September 9th, 2016, 500 people have been shot to death in Chicago so far this year, and we […]

Bible study this week will be Philippians chapter three

Attaining the Ultimate Goal [Philippians chapter three] Today we will continue our study of the apostle Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi, which was located in what is modern Turkey today. As you recall from last week’s lesson, Paul is exhorting and encouraging the Philippian church to do whatever is required – first for […]

This week’s Bible study will be Philippians chapter two

Every Knee Will Bow and Every Tongue Confess [Philippians chapter two] Brothers and sisters, today we will continue our study of the apostle Paul’s letter to the Philippians by examining chapter two. In keeping with my commitment to this ministry and to Christ, and since there is so much in here to contemplate, I’m committed […]

Our National Election and Our Faith — On the Same Page or Not?

One Web Pastor’s Biblical Argument on Why Sanders Should Have Won, and What Would Have Happened If He Did by Rev. Paul J. Bern With both of the conventions that nominated America’s next presidential candidates having concluded, I have already come to the conclusion that this year’s choice for presidential candidates is really no choice […]

Bible study this week will be Galatians chapter five

Living Life in the Spirit [Galatians chapter five] You will recall from last week that, as we concluded chapter four of the book of Galatians, the apostle Paul explained that we are born into freedom in Christ. This does not mean freedom in the social, political or economic sense, although I suppose that could apply […]

Bible study this week will be the first half of Galatians chapter 3

Which Is Better, Being Lawful Or Being Faithful? [Galatians chapter 3, verses 1-14] As we begin this week’s study we’ll be looking at the first half of Galatians chapter three. In it the apostle Paul continues to take the church at Galatia to task because of certain heretical teachings that were going on at the […]

The positive side of error

Human Error And What It Can Teach Us by Rev. Paul J. Bern It has been my observation that people take a great deal of pride and personal satisfaction, not to mention their professional identity, in their educations and professional training. The existence of the Internet constantly reminds us that knowledge is power, but more […]