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

Katy Perry: God Told You What?

Feb 10, 2015

I would like to begin this piece by informing you that God spoke to me. Yes he did, and this is what he told me: “Bill I want you to know that adultery is just peachy.” And this is not

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Yet Another Arrogant Atheist Rant

Feb 1, 2015

One would wish that the angry atheists came up with something new for a change – something original or something clever. Instead, all we get from them are the same old tired clichés and bumper sticker objections that have been

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Hope, Makeovers, and a New Beginning

Jan 26, 2015

There are plenty of makeover shows around promising new beginnings. Whether it is a new backyard, a new house, a new hairdo or a whole new body, many of these shows claim that your life will be radically transformed if

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Making Cheap Excuses for Rebellion

Jan 24, 2015

There are all sorts of lousy excuses atheists and unbelievers make about not coming to faith in Christ. And there are plenty of cheap excuses made by those who leave the Christian faith as well. I have heard plenty of

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Remembering Churchill

Jan 23, 2015

Fifty years ago Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill died. He was born on November 30, 1874, and died on January 24, 1965. He was without doubt one of the greatest leaders of last century, and his legacy will forever be with us.

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We Need More People Like Linda Gibbons

Oct 1, 2014

So what are you doing with your life? Are you making a difference for Christ and the Kingdom? What are your priorities in life? What motivates you? For example, are you doing anything for the millions of unborn babies being

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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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More Clueless Celebs

Jul 1, 2014

I have hesitated on writing about this. The story has now been around for several days and is causing no small stir. But since I have written so often about celebutards in general, and this guy in particular and his

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Osteen Once More

Jun 8, 2014

If he was not the most popular preacher in America, with the largest church and the most followers, I would likely not be writing much about Joel Osteen. But because he is, it is imperative that I do discuss the

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Stand Up For Babies? You Will Be Arrested

Mar 4, 2014

For daring to stand up for the unborn, a Queensland man has been arrested – again. One of the most committed pro-lifers in Australia, Graham Preston, was again behind bars, awaiting his fate. He has spent plenty of time in

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Ben Carson, POTUS, and the SDA

Feb 26, 2014

I could be amiss here, but it seemed pretty clear to me that when Ben Carson released his 2012 book, America the Beautiful, he was contemplating life in politics, if not a run for the White House. With his

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One Brave Christian Woman Contra Mundum

Feb 8, 2014

In my books, Heidi Mund is a Christian superstar, a champion, and a hero. We so desperately need more like her. Instead we have millions of gutless, spineless effeminate churchians who will never open their mouth about anything. Indeed, our

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No Neutrality Here Katy Perry

Jan 28, 2014

I am not much of a fan of pop culture, pop music, or pop celebrities. The whole scene is one big turn off to me – indeed, it is mostly so boring and banal. But unless one is a complete

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Perry, Pop and Priorities

Jan 18, 2014

When Scripture repeatedly warns about something, we really should pay some close attention. If we think we can just ignore such warnings we are simply fooling ourselves, and setting ourselves up for a big fall. Indeed, the many clear-cut commands

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PC, A&E, and Duck Dynasty

Dec 20, 2013

You would likely be living on another planet if you have not yet heard about Phil Robertson, A&E, and Duck Dynasty. For the ignorant and uninformed, Phil is one of the family members in the hit US TV show Duck

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Tales From the Resistance

Dec 9, 2013

Every person who names the name of Christ is part of the Resistance. We are resisting the world, the flesh and the devil, and we are taking a stand for Christ and the Kingdom. We seek to reclaim territory lost

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Nelson Mandela: More Inconvenient Truths

Dec 7, 2013

I have said it often before: if you want to live a real quiet and peaceful life, just don’t think anything, say anything, do anything, care about anything, or work for anything. Of course you would basically be dead then.

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