CultureWatch

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

Laws, Lions and Lunacy

Jul 30, 2015

Simply opening the day’s newspapers, or tuning into the electronic news media outlets, can often reveal rather jarring juxtapositions. Today some of the talking points are lions, the ongoing expose of Planned Parenthood, and various reactions to both.

The big

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Apocalypse Now

Apr 29, 2015

The book of Revelation, also known as The Apocalypse (the Greek word being used here), is of course one of the more intriguing and often mysterious books found in all of Scripture. It has fascinated and puzzled believers for millennia

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Three Responses To Garissa

Apr 7, 2015

If you don’t know what I am talking about here, perhaps I need to add a fourth response: that of rank ignorance. This is of course the university in Kenya where 148 people – mostly Christians – were killed by

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Your Best Life Now – Not

Apr 3, 2015

All over the world Christians are being persecuted for their faith. They are being imprisoned. They are being tortured. They are being killed. They are being horrifically assaulted, persecuted, attacked and targeted by various anti-Christian groups, chief of which is

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Remember These Names

Feb 17, 2015

On Sunday the demonic and devout Muslims of Islamic State beheaded 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. For simply being a follower of Jesus Christ you will be killed by the religion of peace. It is not unexpected however. In

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We Are In a War

Jan 10, 2015

So, yet more dead men and women in France, because of the religion of peace. While the two jihadist brothers are also now dead, along with another one in East Paris, this is of course not the end of the

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Band Aid Baloney

Nov 20, 2014

OK, another crisis, another token gesture by the West’s super rich elites. But hey, at least it makes ’em feel good. While it might assuage their guilt feeling about living like kings while so much of the world is in

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Global Christian Persecution

Jun 25, 2014

There is no greater persecution being experienced today than that of Christians. A recent report by the Pew Research Center found that “Christians continue to be the world’s most oppressed religious group, with persecution against them reported in 110 countries.”

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The Myth of Moderate Muslims

Jun 17, 2014

So did you hear about the mass demo of Muslims in Sydney worried about Islamic extremism? Did you catch the big turnout of Muslims in Paris denouncing jihad? Did you notice the tens of thousands of Muslims marching in London

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Boko Haram: What You Need To Know

Jun 7, 2014

The African Islamic terror group based primarily in Nigeria is never far from the news, including its recent kidnapping of nearly 300 mainly Christian schoolgirls. Their name means ‘Western education is sin’, with their proper name being ‘The Congregation of

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Global Sharia and Jihad

May 17, 2014

Every day we find the political ideology known as Islam wreaking havoc, chaos and bloodshed worldwide. The biggest threat to freedom and democracy today may well be coming from this archaic religion. Monitoring the various cases of creeping sharia and

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Away With Your False Gospels

Jan 1, 2014

OK, it is the New Year, so no sense in beating around the bush. I have resolved to keep promoting truth in 2014, regardless of how many people take offense and/or break fellowship with me. Time is short, truth matters,

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Nelson Mandela: More Inconvenient Truths

Dec 7, 2013

I have said it often before: if you want to live a real quiet and peaceful life, just don’t think anything, say anything, do anything, care about anything, or work for anything. Of course you would basically be dead then.

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Nelson Mandela

Dec 6, 2013

It was not my intention to say anything about this subject, but with so much hagiography and historical revisionism taking place already, even by Christians, it seems a piece to help bring a bit of balance here might be in

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Gates, Giving, and Gullibility

Nov 7, 2013

There are far too many Christians who are woefully ignorant of things they really should know something about. And there are far too many believers who think that good intentions alone are sufficient to justify a particular course of action.

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A Religion of Demonic Rage

Sep 22, 2013

The only way you can describe a political ideology that encourages its followers to slaughter innocent Christians and non-Muslims wherever they are found is to say it comes straight from the very pits of hell. The two latest examples of

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On the Situation in Egypt

Aug 19, 2013

Most people in the West have no idea what is really happening in Egypt right now, because the mainstream media is not doing its job properly. It is derelict in its duties, and most of what you hear about the

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