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Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

‘You Are Forbidden From Getting Help!’

Nov 28, 2020

Why we must reject this dreadful “conversion therapy” bill:

Numerous jurisdictions in the Western world are going down the road of banning “conversion therapies” or “conversion practices”. I recently wrote about how the Australian state of Victoria has just introduced

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On Virtue Lists

Nov 27, 2020

The New Testament contains various lists of virtues which the Christian should be modelling:

This article deals with the New Testament and various lists of virtues that we find scattered throughout. I have recently written a piece on the contrasting

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Love Actually

Nov 25, 2020

We must run with God – and not the world – in our understanding of love:

No, this article is not about a popular and shmaltzy 2003 film, actually. It is in fact trying to deconstruct the faulty notions of

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On Sin Lists

Nov 24, 2020

The Bible gives us many lists of things to avoid like the plague:

Yes you read that right. No, I do not mean “shopping lists” or “to-do lists” or something like that. I will explain in a moment what exactly

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The Great Reset, or Great Repression?

Nov 23, 2020

Many are sounding the alarm about globalist technocracy and the Great Reset:

No genuine Christian believes that mere man can establish heaven on earth. He has both Scripture and history fully informing him that such attempts always end up as

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Tech Giants and the War on Democracy

Nov 21, 2020

The media and tech giants are posing a very real threat to freedom and democracy:

Outfits like Google and YouTube and Twitter and Facebook are terrific on so many levels, and have been a massive help to millions of people.

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What Is Your Area of Influence?

Nov 19, 2020

We all have an area of influence – what is yours?

When I speak or write about some of the culture wars, spiritual flash points, and various battles Christians are involved in, I am asked quite often by concerned believers,

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On Theological Head-Hunters

Nov 17, 2020

We need to guard against theological vandals:

Some things you just can’t talk about too much. If you are a Christian, you can never talk too much about theology. But sadly, you can never talk too much about the misuse

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Creative Clarity on Abortion

Nov 15, 2020

Artists and others can share the pro-life message:

As with all controversial moral issues there is plenty of spin, hype, misrepresentation and euphemisms being utilised. That is especially so with those seeking to make excuses for great evil: they must

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Dealing with Praise and Criticism

Nov 13, 2020

How we deal with criticism and with praise is quite important:

Given that it seems I get much more criticism than praise, perhaps I should only claim expertise on just half of this article! But some general thoughts – along

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Teach Your Children – Well

Nov 12, 2020

We can so easily make or break our children:

If you are getting on in years – and especially if you were into the 60s ‘peace and love’ scene – you will instantly recognise the title I have chosen. It

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Children, Education, and the Future of the West

Nov 11, 2020

Schools today are more about indoctrination than education:

That so much of modern Western education – from kindergarten through to the universities – is becoming increasingly a hotbed for radical left indoctrination and propaganda is something I and others have

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The Sin of Cluelessness

Nov 10, 2020

There is nothing virtuous about being clueless:

If you go to any Bible concordance and look up the word ‘clueless’ you will likely not find it – whatever version you utilise. But a case can be made that what the

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