United We Stand, Divided We Fall

The Bible and the State of Political Dissent in America by Rev. Paul J. Bern For the last few years I have been watching as political dissent has unfolded worldwide, first in form of the Arab Spring, then the Occupy and 99% Movements, and most recently the rage that has boiled over in Ferguson, Mo. […]

Has The Revolution Started Yet? If So, It’s About Time!

The Coming Revolution May Not Be Televised by Pastor Paul J. Bern Thanks to the injustices against Trayvon Williams in Florida and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri earlier this year, and more recently Eric Garner in New York City, it is abundantly clear to “we the people” that war has been declared on us by […]

Occupy Wall St. third anniversary is this entire month, and OWS isn’t going anywhere

We Are the 99%: The Focus of Our Rage (part two) by Rev. Paul J. Bern At the conclusion of the first half of this essay last week, the topic was free health care. Not that I wish to demand a handout from anyone or anything, it’s just that good health through preventative medicine is […]

It’s the third anniversary of the Occupy and 99% Movements. Happy anniversary!

We Are the 99%: The Focus of Our Rage (part one) by Rev. Paul J. Bern On this third anniversary of the Occupy and 99% Movements, I have given a lot of thought and engaged in plenty of research regarding the plight of middle America, and what should and should not be done to bring […]

Labor Day doesn’t seem to be much cause for celebration for many US workers

America’s Damaged Workforce excerpt from , “Occupying America: We Shall Overcome“ by Rev. Paul J. Bern   For my Labor Day message today, I would like to make some observations about the plight of America’s work force and the strongly negative effect that long-term unemployment is having on our fellow citizens. If we could find […]

What if Jesus came to Ferguson Mo.? What would he say and do?

What Would Jesus Protest? By Rev. Paul J. Bern It started in the fall of 2011 as most age-defining movements do, with some unrest and some recognition of what is right and wrong. It started with some people willing to take a stand against rampant injustice. And then some more people join. And then some […]

What do God, Ferguson, Mo., and the Arab Spring have in common?

God, Ferguson, Mo., ‘Occupy’, ‘the 99%’, and the Arab Spring I have been watching the evening news on wireless TV and on the Internet from the alternative media (with just a measured amount of CNN Internet; I don’t waste my time or money with cable TV) with much admiration lately as the political turmoil unfolds […]