CultureWatch

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

The Ever-Present, All-Powerful Ad Hominem

Oct 16, 2017

If you have done even the smallest amount of culture wars activities, you will know something with absolute assurance: you will be attacked, abused and vilified for making a public stand. It simply goes with the territory, and sadly we

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Mother Punished For Loving Babies

Oct 11, 2017

A wonderful woman, a single mother with 13 children, has just found out that her deep care for unborn children will cost her dearly. For daring to show love to mothers who are heading off to the abortion mills, she

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Come Visit Me In Prison

Oct 7, 2017

I am not exactly in prison at the moment, but it kinda feels like it. You see, I am once again in Facebook jail. I have been banned by the FB thought police yet again. For daring to say something

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The World’s Rejection of Christians

Oct 6, 2017

One of the clearest teachings found in the New Testament is this: if you throw your lot in with Jesus Christ, commit to being his follower, and decide to proclaim him wherever you go, you will be hated on. There

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The Christian Obligation to Speak Truth

Sep 23, 2017

There are certain basics and non-negotiables in the Christian job description. One is to be salt and light as Jesus clearly stated in Matthew 5:13-16. This is not some optional extra, but an essential component of the role of the

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Churches Will Be Trashed When Marriage is Trashed

Sep 15, 2017

Reality always triumphs over ideology. When homosexual marriage proponents try to tell you that churches, faith-based institutions, and religious individuals of all stripes will not be impacted by the redefinition of marriage, they are telling you porkies – and they

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If Things Are This Bad Now…

Sep 11, 2017

If all the ‘love, tolerance, diversity and acceptance’ of the pro-homosexual marriage camp is this bad now, just imagine how much worse things will get if and when it is legalised. Daily we find horror stories of really ugly and

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Yes Homosexual Marriage Changes Everything

Sep 9, 2017

Yes, when a radical social experiment like the legalisation of homosexual marriage takes place, everything changes. This is certainly not the first time I have sought to make this case – more like the hundredth at least. And it won’t

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Whose Side Are You On Christian Leaders?

Aug 2, 2017

I have a really hard time telling which is worse: anti-Christian militants who are doing all they can to shut down Christians, stymie the public proclamation of the gospel, and attack religious freedom, or the clueless and seemingly men-pleasing Christian

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Confronting Christophobia in Queensland

Jul 28, 2017

Yesterday I wrote about a very worrying news report that spoke of an “unofficial” policy in Queensland which would keep four-year-old children from sharing religious-themed Christmas cards or sharing the gospel while at school. This was the recommendation of a

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The Ongoing War on Christianity in Australia

Jul 27, 2017

Hot on the heels of the ABC’s attack piece on evangelical Christians, we have yet more cases of anti-Christian bigotry. They also come from the loony left, and are just the latest of many relentless attacks on Christianity. The newest

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