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

Cancel Culture and Book Burnings

Feb 27, 2021

We have NOT learned the lessons of history:

Censorship is now alive and well in the West. Whether it involves refusing or shouting down unpopular speakers at college campuses, or banning or shadow-banning unwanted content on the social media, it

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The US INequality Act

Feb 26, 2021

This is one of the most shocking pieces of legislation being pushed in the US:

There are countless reasons why so many of us warned about the mega-dangers of a Biden presidency, and why the NeverTrumpers, especially the “Christian” ones

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A Few Home Truths About Persecution

Feb 24, 2021

Yes persecution is real, and so is Woke Churchianity that supports it:

Hundreds of times now on this site I have carefully documented clear cases of anti-Christian bigotry and persecution taking place in the West. We have had far too

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Lessons From the Entry Into Canaan

Feb 21, 2021

We can learn much from ancient Israel:

Much is said in Scripture about the promised land – land of Canaan. Pretty much the entire biblical story line focuses on it one way or another. In the first book of the

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‘Pray For Me’

Feb 19, 2021

Is it wrong to tell others about our prayer needs?

No, this article is not a specific prayer request that I am asking for myself. It is a generic piece on the matter of prayer, and prayer requests. Prayer is

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We Are Far Too Forgetful

Feb 15, 2021

The vital importance of memory in the Christian life:

The Bible throughout speaks about the importance of not forgetting. It speaks often about remembering the Lord, what he has done, what he has commanded, and so on. The fact that

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On Fallen Christian Leaders

Feb 14, 2021

Some thoughts on fallen Christian leaders:

I have been asked by some Christians for my thoughts on the recent report that came out about the late Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias. Already plenty has been written on this issue by others.

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On Personal Concordances

Feb 13, 2021

Developing your own biblical concordance can be quite useful:

Some might understand what my title is about – others might not have a clue. I refer here to something most Christians are aware of: Bible concordances. For those still not

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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

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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

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Yes, Sexual Sin Matters

Feb 7, 2021

Sexual immorality matters – big time:

The Bible throughout warns about sin and its consequences, and plenty of different sorts of sins are mentioned of course. But it is to be noted just how often sexual sin is discussed. If

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Living As Outlaws – Life in Victoria

Feb 6, 2021

Further reflections on the diabolical ‘anti-conversion’ bill:

Now that Victoria has voted to criminalise prayer, counsel, and care for those struggling with unwanted sexual attractions – among other things – we are all outlaws. At least those who actually care

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We Are All Criminals Now in Victoria

Feb 5, 2021

Christianity has just been declared to be illegal in Victoria:

I have said it often enough: Victoria under Dan Andrews and the Labor government is becoming the Antichrist State. And a vote in the Victorian Upper House last night was

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