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

On 30,000 Islamic Terror Attacks

Dec 30, 2016

We all remember the 9/11 Islamic terror attack – or we certainly should remember! The 2001 attacks in America were a wakeup call to many about the enemy we face. Yet sadly for the 15 years that have followed, we

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Islam, the West, and Geert Wilders

Nov 24, 2016

A devout Muslim does not believe in democracy. Neither does he believe in the rule of law, freedom, pluralism, religious liberty, freedom of conscience, the equality of women, the equality of non-Muslims, and so on. For these reasons alone we

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The Importance of Political Involvement

Nov 17, 2016

Politics is not everything and politics cannot save us. But the political realm is nonetheless quite important and we avoid political engagement to our own detriment. It is incumbent upon all believers to have some political awareness and involvement. If

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Those Poor Delicate Dandelions

Nov 14, 2016

Back in 2007 Diana West wrote an important volume entitled The Death of the Grownup. In it she lamented the fact that an entire generation of adults are stuck in adolescence. They have refused to grow up, to take

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More on the Trump Win/Clinton Loss

Nov 10, 2016

Yesterday I posted my first piece on the historic election victory of Donald Trump. In it I said that this election was all about who was disliked the most. People were not so much voting for someone as against someone

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Trump Wins

Nov 9, 2016

With a record turnout, and with even the New York Times now calling it, it is clear that Donald Trump has got enough disaffected voters to rise up and say no to the Democrats, to Hillary and to Obama. He

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Leaders, Elections, and God’s Will

Nov 8, 2016

There can often be lots of fuzzy thinking on things such as God and the nations, the rise and fall of leaders and the like. Indeed, they encompass so many large mega-themes of the Bible, that unless one is prepared

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The FBI and Clinton: Too Little Too Late?

Oct 29, 2016

You would have read about the FBI reopening its case against the crooked Hillary. Of course there has been an ongoing investigation which she has managed to dodge, evade and pretend is no biggee. The latest revelations in today’s press

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The City of Man vs the City of God

Oct 20, 2016

Allow me to engage in rather broad-brush strokes here as I look at current events through the eyes of history, especially church history. I have written often about the values of Western civilisation in general, and the appalling election choices

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CINOs and RINOs are Both Selling Us Out

Oct 18, 2016

In my books they are pretty much the same: Christians In Name Only and Republicans In Name Only. While there are many genuine Christians who reluctantly and unenthusiastically will vote for Trump because Clinton is so bad, there are plenty

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Is Trump a Christian?

Oct 12, 2016

Without wishing to start yet another world war (and if folks want to go on yet another attack, please stay away thanks – I have had enough!), some have asked me what I think about the rumours that have been

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