CultureWatch

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

John Smith on Fatherlessness, Part One

Feb 11, 2021

A powerful plea for two-parent families:

All children have a right to their own mother and father. This article follows on from one that I penned yesterday involving the late John Smith, the Australian social worker and head of the

Continue reading...

John Smith on Fatherlessness, Part Two

Feb 11, 2021

A powerful plea for two-parent families:

In Part One of this article I presented the first half of an important talk given by the late Australian Christian social worker and evangelist John Smith. Back in 1994 he spoke on the

Continue reading...

The Impending Crackdown On Christianity

Jan 26, 2021

Yes a very real crackdown on Christianity is now underway in the West:

In many parts of the world over the past two millennia Christians have had to learn how to live out their faith in places where heavy persecution

Continue reading...

Christianity, Trump, and the White House

Oct 29, 2020

Why Christians need to support Trump:

America will soon determine who will be its next president. Debate still rages amongst the voters at large, and also amongst the Christian community. Whereas in times past such a stark decision facing the

Continue reading...

This Is How Democracy Dies

Sep 2, 2020

Victoria has yet again been subject to another grievous assault by dictatorial thugs:

At 2 in the morning a handful of politicians applauded the passing of a bill to give an authoritarian ruler even more draconian powers for even longer.

Continue reading...

Trump and Truth Versus Tyranny and Treason

Jul 8, 2020

President Trump’s Mount Rushmore speech is a must listen and share:

The militant left hates Trump, hates America, hates freedom, hates Christianity, hates the police, and hates just about everything decent and honourable. So here is a good rule of

Continue reading...

Deconstructing Climate Alarmism

Jul 1, 2020

The new book and article by environmentalist Michael Shellenberger are must reads:

For decades we have had gloom and doom, end-of-the-world alarmism concerning the climate, with all sorts of dire predictions about the world ending any day now. One false

Continue reading...

Corona Policy: Facts Versus Fear

Apr 26, 2020

Thankfully many experts are asking tough questions and challenging the accepted narrative:

One day when the corona crisis has well and truly passed, there will be plenty of people who will wonder why the whole world went into such a

Continue reading...

A Pro-life Take on the Corona Crisis

Apr 21, 2020

There are more than just medical issues to consider in the corona debate:

Sadly, I have already had my fair share of those who somehow think I do not care about human life because I dare to ask questions about

Continue reading...

Corona and the Elimination of Risk

Apr 18, 2020

How far should the state go in seeking to eliminate risk?

Life is ALWAYS about trade-offs. When you hop on a skateboard to have a bit of fun, you risk falling off and hurting yourself. When you go to a

Continue reading...

Our Growing Surveillance State

Apr 14, 2020

More horror stories about the encroaching surveillance state:

It’s a new day. So I must write yet another piece documenting all the frightening cases of government overreach and overkill during the corona crisis. It is now quite easy to offer

Continue reading...

On Our Corona Surveillance State

Apr 10, 2020

We all need to keep asking questions as the surveillance state gets ever more ominous:

Now, more than ever, we need to bear a few things in mind. Simple things. Basic things. But things that can too easily go out

Continue reading...

Emergencies, Big Government, and Freedom

Apr 5, 2020

We should all keep asking hard questions about what the state is doing during times of emergency:

I, like many others concerned about affirming freedom in a time of crisis, am going through my own Jordan Peterson moments right now.

Continue reading...

Trump and Christianity Today

Dec 21, 2019

Thoughts on Trump and CT:

By now most of you would have heard how the leading evangelical magazine in America, Christianity Today, has editorialised that Christians cannot and should not support the President. Its Editor-in-Chief Mark Galli said that

Continue reading...

The Trans Celebration of Lies and Delusion

Dec 9, 2019

Those pushing the trans agenda are pushing falsehoods and harmful delusions:

When I give my talk on the importance of truth, I always mention one basic definition of it: truth is that which corresponds to reality. It corresponds to the

Continue reading...