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

Divine or Human Teachers?

Mar 18, 2018

Christians sometimes are told we should just run with God and ignore mere man. Some will even say we should only read the Bible and not waste time with Christian authors. Many of these folks would roundly decry things like

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Helpful Church History Sets

Mar 15, 2018

Given that I love books, church history, and sets, this article makes perfect sense – at least to me! But there are other more helpful reasons to run with a piece such as this. I think all Christians should have

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The Oldest Liberal Theology Trick in the Book

Mar 13, 2018

Theological liberalism is the fake news version of Christianity. It uses God words but strips them of their biblical content. Thus they deny all the key doctrines of the faith or radically reinterpret them. They reject the miraculous and the

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On Heresy Hunters, Again

Mar 12, 2018

Here is a truth you can count on: it does not matter which great Christian leaders you admire, there will always be a host of heresy hunters who will have declared them to be heretics, apostates and now burning in

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Priorities in a Time of Extreme Emergency

Mar 11, 2018

A big part of our problem today is most people – including most Christians – think we are living in normal, conventional and unexceptional times. Everything seems peachy – more or less – and so most folks just go on

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Bible Study Helps: Judges and Ruth

Mar 10, 2018

The events of these books take place between the death of Joshua and the rise of Samuel and Saul and covers a period of some several hundred years. Ruth seems to take place at the same time as the book

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Another Perspective on ‘Pride’ Marches

Mar 6, 2018

To those who participate in them or cheer them on, and for much of the surrounding culture, the various pride marches that homosexuals and others regularly put on are just colourful and vibrant parades. Just like any other festive march,

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Bible Study Helps: Joshua

Mar 5, 2018

If you have been faithfully reading your three and a bit chapters of Scripture a day to get through the Bible in a year, beginning with Genesis 1 on January 1, then you should be up to the book of

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Oprah, Pence and Hearing From God

Mar 4, 2018

Anyone following American politics and the culture wars that are going on there will know of two recent cases of the concept of ‘hearing from God’ or ‘God speaking to me’ being thrown around in the popular discussion. For a

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Notable Christians: Billy Graham

Mar 2, 2018

I had not planned to write a piece on the passing of the great evangelist Billy Graham. After all, what more could be said about the man that hasn’t already been said a million times over? But watching the very

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Transgenderism and Scripture Twisting

Mar 2, 2018

The homosexual activists have long sought to rewrite the Bible in order to make their lifestyle appear to be scripturally acceptable. They have failed big time in this, but the latest case of sexual and social militancy, transgenderism, is seeking

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“I Hope I am Good Enough”

Feb 28, 2018

When it comes to our eternal destiny, we want to try to make sure we have things right. We want to have some assurance that we are right with God in this life so we can live together with him

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Recommended Reading on War and Peace

Feb 27, 2018

There would be many thousands of volumes written on the issues of war and peace, and for good reason. Issues of life and death are fundamental, and we need to have some sort of ethical framework by which we assess

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Transgenderism and Scripture

Feb 26, 2018

Perhaps 40 or 50 years ago I could have gotten away with writing a few articles on homosexuality from a biblical point of view. But as the militant movement spread, and its tentacles reached everywhere, including in the churches and

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Social Media Wars

Feb 24, 2018

In the ‘old days’ the newly created social media platforms like MySpace were designed to help people more easily connect with one another, share news, keep in touch, and so on. And like many new technologies, some did really well

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