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

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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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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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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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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Political Differences and Christian Unity

Nov 8, 2020

How far should believers go in maintaining fellowship?

When there are serious differences on serious issues, how much should Christians attempt to strive for unity? Let me preface this question by saying that each day I look for any connections

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Stand Back and Get the Big Picture

Nov 7, 2020

As to the US elections, we desperately need God’s perspective on what is happening:

Politics is important. But the biblical Christian knows that God is more important. He knows a number of related truths as well: God is sovereign; God

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‘My Mind Is Made Up!’

Nov 3, 2020

The dangers of a closed mind:

A lot of my recent pieces have been on politics and elections, so some folks might appreciate something a bit different. There is never a shortage of other topics to write on, and often

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This Explains What Is Happening

Nov 2, 2020

Romans 1 fully explains where we are at today:

How do we understand what is happening in the world – especially the political, cultural, moral and spiritual decline we see taking place all over the West? Plenty of explanations could

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Politics, Elections and Perspective

Nov 1, 2020

The big picture is needed when considering political wins and losses:

Things like politics and elections are very important of course. But they are not everything. And they come and go. Anyone who has a fairly strong political and ideological

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Apostates Promoting Diabolical Agendas

Oct 30, 2020

The apostates are becoming ever bolder – and dangerous:

Here’s the scoop: Apostasy is a real thing. So are apostates. They exist, they are dangerous, and they are deadly. There is also a predictable track they will follow: first they

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