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

Yet More Intolerance From the Tolerance Brigade

Mar 1, 2013

OK, so another week has passed, and plenty more examples of intolerance, bullying and persecution from the homosexual militants are waiting to be documented here. We know for certain now that while these folks cry the loudest about acceptance, tolerance

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Clear Thinking on Islam and the Left

Feb 27, 2013

In 2009 Jamie Glazov wrote an important volume entitled United in Hate. In it he spoke about how the political left in the West has time and time again sided with America’s totalitarian enemies, most often of late, the

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Islamic Persecution and Intolerance

Feb 20, 2013

As Dutch MP Geert Wilders finds himself being banned from speaking, in much of the country, the message which he is trying to get out is being proven in front of our very eyes. The lack of tolerance and diversity

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Why Geert Wilders is Right

Feb 19, 2013

With well over 30 venues and counting rejecting a visiting Dutch MP, it is getting very hard indeed to see how freedom and democracy have much of a leg to stand on in Australia. Things may already be too late.

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Let’s Just Throw Them To the Lions

Feb 5, 2013

At least the ancient Romans were good at one thing: they did not waste all their undesirables and public enemies. No, they turned them into fodder for entertainment instead. Thus the masses were heartily entertained as Christians and other recalcitrants

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When Vice Becomes Virtue

Feb 2, 2013

I have said it often before, but it is worth saying again. The law can do one of three things when it comes to various activities, behaviours and lifestyles. It can prohibit, or it can permit, or it can promote.

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Art, Vilification and Offence, Again

Feb 2, 2013

It is a sad fact of life that the secular left will often use “art” to cover a multitude of sins. So-called artistic expression is often simply a cloak to ride roughshod over the religious, moral and cultural sensitivities of

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Christianity Out, Islam In

Jan 16, 2013

If you want a very quick, yet accurate, overview of the state of religion in the West today, my title is not a bad place to begin. That is basically what we see happening all over the West. As the

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Big Brother In Action

Jan 11, 2013

If you have ever read the dystopian novel by George Orwell Nineteen Eighty-Four (which appeared in 1949), and wondered what it would be like to live in such horrific days, well you need no longer wonder. We are basically now

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Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom

Jan 2, 2013

January 5 is Hobby Lobby Day. If you have no clue what that means, you probably did not know about the Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day of last year either. If that is the case, let me fill you in. Both are

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The Misotheist Scrooges Are At It Again

Dec 20, 2012

You can always tell when it is Christmas – or Easter, or other major Christian events – because the militant God-haters come out in force, seeking to make life miserable for everyone. In true Scrooge fashion some of these folks

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On Separating the Wheat and the Weeds

Nov 13, 2012

Scripture speaks of the final separation of the sheep and the goats, or the wheat and the tares. This is an eschatological judgment taking place when Christ returns (see eg., Matt 25:31-46). Those who are truly his will be separated

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