CultureWatch

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

The Sexual Revolution: A Readers’ Guide

Nov 27, 2017

I just penned a piece on the tumultuous counterculture, 50 years on. I mentioned that a major part of this social upheaval was the sexual revolution. What promised to bring liberation and happiness to many has instead brought slavery and

Continue reading...

On Death Bed Conversions

Sep 29, 2017

With the recent passing of a very famous man, lots of talk about death bed conversions has again been heard – at least in the Christian community. Hugh Hefner just passed away at 91, leaving a very dark legacy indeed.

Continue reading...

The Dark Legacy of Hugh Hefner

Sep 28, 2017

If you ever thought that being a hyper-sexed playboy, surrounded by kazillions of hot babes who drool all over you your whole life, while living in an unending self-centred adolescence was the way to go, well, you had no better

Continue reading...

No Practicing Porn Stars in Heaven

Jun 25, 2017

I know what you are thinking: ‘Bill sure comes up with some jarring titles every once in a while.’ Porn stars? Heaven? What is this all about? All will be revealed shortly. But let me introduce what I want to

Continue reading...

Children and Pornography

Feb 7, 2016

As has been documented so often, porn impacts everyone and is exceedingly harmful. Of real concern is the easy access children have to pornography nowadays. One older study found that 10 to 15-year olds can readily access porn sights,

Continue reading...

Porn Harms: Just Ask Those in the Industry

Feb 5, 2016

At the moment there are several government inquiries being held in Australia about porn, young people, and sexualisation. And overseas people are beginning to wake up to the very real dangers of pornography as well. For example, last month a

Continue reading...

Yes Porn Harms

Dec 9, 2015

Governments can be rather schizophrenic when it comes to looking after the wellbeing of the community. It may crack down on, restrict, or even ban certain things which are in fact perhaps not such a big deal, while allowing other

Continue reading...

Destroying Cultures: A How To Guide

Aug 4, 2015

Wanna know how to destroy a culture? There are many successful means by which we can do this, but one easy way is to target the children. Get them in the schools, attack the values and beliefs of their parents

Continue reading...

Sin, Sleaze and Hyper Grace

Feb 15, 2015

One of the biggest problems in the Christian church in the West today is that of antinomianism. The Greek word for law is nomos, and most folks know what the prefix anti means, so this term basically means “against

Continue reading...

Fifty Shades of Sleaze

Feb 10, 2015

Disclaimer: I have not read the lousy books and I do not plan to see the lousy movies – so shoot me already. But I don’t need to eat strychnine or drink poison to warn others about it. Moreover, when

Continue reading...

Children and Our Porn Culture

May 2, 2014

If some evil schemers got together to discuss how they might bring down a culture, and especially destroy an entire generation of young people, I think I might have an idea for them. Actually the plan is not new to

Continue reading...

Sleaze and the Super Bowl

Feb 1, 2014

Porn and sleaze are now everywhere. Indeed, the mainstreaming of porn has been going on for quite some time now. For example, music video shows like MTV or Rage in Australia are little more than vehicles for the continuous display

Continue reading...