Sometimes Poverty and Homelessness Have to be Tackled One Person at a Time

Bottles of Water and Eternal Rewards by Minister Paul J. Bern Those of you who from here in Atlanta who know me personally are well aware that every time I’m out and about, I keep my eyes wide open for anyone in significant need. I’m not talking about the usual cadre of panhandlers posing as […]

This week’s ongoing Bible Study will be part 1 of Acts chapter 20

Paul Raises Eutychus From the Dead at Troas [Acts chapter 20, verses 1-12] by Minister Paul J. Bern This week, in our ongoing series on the writings of the apostle Luke, we will be moving on to part one of Acts chapter twenty. As we do so, the apostle Paul is leaving Ephesus, and is […]

To tithe or not to tithe, that is the question, by Minister Paul J. Bern

This week on the Progressive Christian Blog with Author & Web Minister Paul J. Bern; to tithe or not to tithe: that is the question — https://zurl.co/O6Xn #tithing #theRealBible #ProgressiveChristian (Please note: starting today this blog will be redirected to my ministry website, pcmatl.org. For those who are led by the Spirit to donate, please […]

Has the American Dream Died, or Did It Just Fall Asleep?

The American Dream Has Become a Nightmare by Pastor Paul J. Bern To view this on my website, or for small screen viewing, click here 🙂 The “American Dream” has at its core an escape from the real world to build a personalized utopia, a custom-made fantasy island of sorts. When we were taught to […]

This week’s Bible study will be part 3 of Acts chapter 7, plus the first 3 verses of chapter 8

The Martyrdom of St. Stephen [Acts chapter 7, verses 51-60; chapter 8, verses 1-3] For viewing on smaller screens, or on my website, click here 🙂 Last week when we left off at verse 50 of Acts chapter 7, Stephen was continuing to give his testimony regarding the phony charges against him. Stephen had just […]

Memorial Day and the National Anthem: Some Observations About Patriotism

The ‘National Anthem’ and This Past Week’s Football Owners Meeting: Why I’ll Be Taking a Knee With “Kap” This Coming Football Season by Pastor Paul J. Bern For better small screen viewing, or for a website view, click here 🙂 The United States of America hasn’t been winning very many popularity contests overseas as of […]

This week’s ongoing Bible study will be part 3 of Acts chapter 7

Steven Concludes His Testimony [Acts chapter 7, verses 39-50] For better small screen viewing, or to view this on my website, click here 🙂 When we last left off at verse 38 of Acts chapter 7, in our ongoing studies of the writings of the apostle Luke, Steven was still vigorously defending himself against the […]