CultureWatch

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

Homosexual Sues God

Nov 15, 2014

I know: been there, done that. Back in 2001 an Australian comedy starring Billy Connolly was released: The Man Who Sued God. So the idea is not exactly new. But we live in a time when all the elements

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No More Business As Usual

Nov 11, 2014

Suppose you were a Christian pastor preparing your sermon for next Sunday in a less than peaceful and settled environment. Suppose you are a Christian in the Middle East with IS breathing down your neck, or in Africa with Boko

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Labor’s Anti-Christian Agenda

Nov 8, 2014

The Victorian election is coming up in just three weeks (November 29). Here I want to focus on just one aspect of what Labor plans to do if it is elected, something which should have all Christians quite concerned. I

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The Ongoing War Against Christianity

Oct 23, 2014

In the West today there is a relentless war against Christianity. While the secular humanists in general are responsible for much of this, there are specific groups which can also be singled out. Certainly the militant homosexual lobby is a

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David vs Goliath

Oct 18, 2014

It seems in every country there are a handful of key individuals who are making a huge difference for Christ and the Kingdom. They have not bowed the knee to Baal and are fighting the good fight, regardless of all

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Education, Homeschooling, the State, and Control

Sep 9, 2014

In a recent article about marriage, American writer Phyllis Schlafly said this about the Marxist war against the traditional family: “Marx hated the bourgeois family, not only because it provided the means of transmission and accumulation of private property, but

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Christian Persecution in Australia

Aug 8, 2014

We expect the secularists and God-haters to persecute Christians – and they do. But we don’t expect Christian organisations to persecute Christians – but it seems that they do as well. It seems we have another tragic example of this

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Standing Firm Amidst Opposition

Jul 29, 2014

The New Testament warns repeatedly that God’s people will face opposition, ridicule, attack and insult. It also provides plenty of help on how to withstand all this, and remain firm in our loyalty to Christ and the Kingdom. We are

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More Gaystapo Obaminations

Jul 23, 2014

As I and others have documented countless times now, Barack Hussein Obama is arguably the worst US President ever. He is certainly the most pro-Islam POTUS ever. He is certainly the most pro-abortion POTUS ever. He is certainly the most

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The Australian Army’s War Against Christianity

Jul 10, 2014

Like so many institutions around the West, the Australian Army has become a hotbed of political correctness and anti-Christian bigotry. It will side with every idiotic cause around while actively siding against Christians. And tragically, Major Bernie Gaynor knows all

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Sharia Wars

Jun 29, 2014

Boy, it seems that if you simply sneeze you will miss another batch of worrying sharia stories. I simply cannot keep up with all the cases of stealth jihad and creeping sharia all over the world. If I had a

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The “Inclusion” Delusion

Jun 26, 2014

In the memorable 1987 film, The Princess Bride, we have one of the heroes, Inigo Montoya, at one point saying this: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” There are

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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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School Chaplaincy under Attack

Jun 19, 2014

The High Court ruling against federal funding of school chaplains raises a number of issues, and should give us all pause as to how we might respond. On the one hand this is another ominous decision, but there are other

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On Iraq

Jun 14, 2014

By now you all should be aware of the horrible situation unfolding in Iraq, with Muslim militants massacring other Muslims and Christians as they capture the major towns in the north, intent on setting up a sharia police state, and

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