Free book excerpt #25 from Progressive Author and blogger Rev. Paul J. Bern

Coming this fall from Author Rev. Paul J. Bern: the 4th updated edition of his popular 2011 nonfiction work, “The Middle and Working Class Manifesto”   The second part of the Manifesto is what I will devote this chapter to. It summarizes the 11 Demands of the People and then organizes them into 7 basic […]

Proven Innocent Yet Still Locked Up: Our Broken Criminal Justice System

God Wants Justice and Mercy, Not Religion, and We’re Falling Short by Pastor Paul J. Bern (Isaiah 58) For better website or small screen viewing, click here πŸ™‚ For this week’s message I have been inspired to write about the true meaning of the twin brothers of the Spirit of the Lord known as justice […]

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 […]

Weekly commentary will return next week. Please enjoy this guest post.

Today’s guest column is from David Allan of CNN. Weekly commentary will return next week. Which side of ourselves will prevail? By Β© David G. Allan, CNN; November 16, 2016 Story highlights Every day, we have the opportunity to embrace a darker path or to act in a helpful and hopeful way Anger is often […]

This week’s ongoing Bible study will be part 3 of Acts chapter 4

The First Believers Unity in Prayer and Purpose [Acts chapter 4, verses 23-37] For better small-screen browser viewing, click here πŸ™‚ Last week as we continued our in-depth studies of the writings of the apostle Luke, we left off at Acts 4 and verse 22. Peter, John, plus a fair amount of their compatriots, had […]

The teacher’s strike in West Virginia, and what the Bible says about justice, fairness and mercy

Progressive Christianity, Worker’s Rights and Social Justice by pastor Paul J. Bern For better viewing on phones, tablets and other small screens, click here πŸ™‚ The recent settlement of the West Virginia teacher’s strike, which resulted in a 5% pay raise after lasting for nearly two weeks, will soon echo across the landscape of American […]

Free book excerpt #17 from blogger and author Rev. Paul J. Bern

What If We Didn’t Need Money? (excerpt from “Occupying America: We Shall Overcome” by Rev. Paul J. Bern) Watch the video at http://youtu.be/Z20l9ohORN4 What are these law enforcement folks protecting to begin with? The assets, infrastructure and personal privacy and security of the top 1%, that’s what! The problem with that is the top 1% […]