This week’s Progressive Christian Biblical learning will be part 2 of chapter 18 of the Gospel of Luke

What Must We Do to Inherit Eternal Life? [Luke chapter 18, verses 15-30] To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 Last week when we left off at verse 14, we had just gone over the story of the proud Pharisee and the remorseful tax collector. As you recall, Jesus had just made a […]

The immigration debate, president Trump and the Bible

The Progressive Christian Approach to Immigration Reform by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 My message for today revolves around what the media and our politicians are saying regarding the topic of immigration reform, as opposed to what the Bible says. We have all heard both sides of […]

Biblical history is mirrored by current events

History Repeats Itself, Even in the Bible by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 One of the hot-button issues facing the entire world, and particularly in the US, is that of economic inequality. We find ourselves in an intractable and intolerable situation where 99% of the country’s wealth […]

This week’s Bible study will be part one of Luke chapter 15

Of Lost Sheep and Missing Coins [Luke chapter 15, verses 1-10] View this in any browser by clicking here! 🙂 When we last left off at the end of chapter 14 of Luke’s gospel, Jesus had ended his teaching for that day by reminding those around him to keep their saltiness and their zeal for […]

America Is Running Out of Patience

How Much Longer Are We Going to Tolerate This? By Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this in any browser, click here! 🙂 I have always strongly believed that it’s not possible to be an effective Christian without taking a stand against social and economic injustice, and against government corruption in all its forms (such […]

More Lies From Our Government

This Week’s Bogus Unemployment Report Is a Sin Against Us All by Pastor Paul J. Bern I have always believed that being a good Christian means standing up against social and economic injustice. After all, being religious without putting one’s faith into action is like calling oneself a Democrat or Republican without ever voting. The […]

Transitioning to the apostle Luke

From Paul to Luke: Transitioning to Another Apostolic Study by Rev. Paul J. Bern As many of you know, I have spent the last several years on the Progressive Christian Blog, and on my website, pcmatl.org, posting a weekly Bible study. The topic has always been the apostle Paul, but at this point I have […]