This week’s Biblical study will be part one of Luke chapter 22

Judas and the Last Supper [Luke chapter 22, verses 1-19] If this is not displaying properly, click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we concluded chapter 21 of the Gospel of Luke, Jesus had said all he was going to say to the Twelve – and to ourselves, the readers and students of Christ – regarding […]

Biblical study this week will be part 2 of Luke chapter 21

Signs of the End of the Age (part 2) [Luke chapter 21, verses 20-38] Those having trouble reading this please click here πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at verse 19, Jesus was explaining to his apostles what would occur during the End Times, or β€œend of the age” as the apostle Luke puts […]

This week’s Bible study with Pastor Paul J. Bern will be part 3 of Luke chapter 20

Whose Son is the Christ and Promised Messiah? [Luke chapter 20, verses 27-47] To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at verse 26, the Pharisees, together with some agents provocateur, had tried to entrap Jesus with some questions about the tax laws. β€œThen give to Caesar what […]

Free book excerpt #12 from Web pastor and Progressive Christian author and blogger Rev. Paul J. Bern

“The Apostles In Plain English Vol. 1: the Apostle Paul” by Rev. Paul J. Bern Find out more by clicking here 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 […]

This week’s Progressive Christian Bible study will be part 2 of Luke chapter 20

The Parable of the Tenants (part 2) [Luke chapter 20, verses 14-26] To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ Last week when we left off at verse 13, Jesus was relating his parable of the tenants in the (hypothetical) vineyard, who had rented it from its owner, who was gone on a long […]

This week’s Biblical teaching will be part one of Luke chapter 20

The Parable of the Tenants, part 1 [Luke chapter 20, verses 1-13] To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ When we left off last week at the end of chapter 19, Jesus had just driven the money-changers out of the temple, followed by at least 3 or 4 consecutive days of teaching in […]

This week’s Bible study with Pastor Paul J. Bern will be part 2 of Luke chapter 13

Of Lost Coins and Harsh Judgments [Luke chapter 19, verses 11-27] To view this in any browser, click here! πŸ™‚ When we last paused our studies of the writings of the apostle Luke, we were in chapter 19 of Luke’s gospel at the 10th verse. In the first portion of chapter 19 Luke relates the […]

Lessons Learned From Hurricane Harvey

How Natural Disasters Can Strengthen Our Faith by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in your browser, click here! πŸ™‚ By now everyone knows about the disastrous mega-storm named Harvey and its aftermath. This has been without a doubt the worst natural disaster America has ever experienced, certainly in my lifetime. Not since Hurricane […]

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! πŸ™‚ 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 […]

There will be a guest blogger this week

While I’m away at the Piedmont Park Summer Arts Festival, I’ll be trying something new by having a guest blogger submit a post for just this weekend. So sit back and enjoy this 2014 article from Flickr contributor Ashley Campbell (cross-posted by Rob Winters) on the nature of prophetic ministry and its notable importance. The […]