Why Materialism and the Spirit of the Holidays Will Always Be At Odds

Institutionalized Consumerism, Black Friday Weekend, and the Bible by pastor Paul J. Bern To view this on my website, click here ๐Ÿ™‚ The psychopathology of consumerism and the subtle brain washing of mind control โ€“ these are the insidious institutions that Americans find themselves subjected to on a daily basis, and all in the holy […]

Of Hurricanes and the Fury of the Lord

Hurricanes Are In the Bible, and So Is America’s Judgment by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! ๐Ÿ™‚ Hurricanes are arriving as twins! Soon they may arrive in three’s, I don’t know. Hopefully we should be reminded to stop and see what the Bible says about things like this. […]

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! ๐Ÿ™‚ 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, […]

This week’s Bible study with Pastor Paul J. Bern will be part 2 of Luke chapter 12

The Folly of Wealth and Worrying [Luke chapter 12, verses 13-34] To view this in your browser, click here! ๐Ÿ™‚ Last week when we concluded our study of part 1 of Luke chapter 12, Jesus had just finished stating that when any of his followers are brought before the ruling authorities for their faith, the […]

We can have fame and fortune or a personal relationship with Christ, but we can’t have both

Wealth or Jesus: We Must Pick One or the Other by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in a browser, click here! ๐Ÿ™‚ The definition of cognitive dissonance is a personโ€™s brain trying to reconcile two contradicting realities. One common example of this is an abusive relationship, where the man/woman obviously understands thereโ€™s abuse […]

Jesus vs Religion: There Is No Comparison

Contrasting the Ministry of Christ With Modern Religion by Rev. Paul J. Bern Part of the meaning of Progressive Christianity is the examination of the Bible in its original context without all the trappings and fallacies of organized religion. For this week’s message, I want to talk and write about when Jesus fed the crowd […]