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

Churches Will Be Trashed When Marriage is Trashed

Sep 15, 2017

Reality always triumphs over ideology. When homosexual marriage proponents try to tell you that churches, faith-based institutions, and religious individuals of all stripes will not be impacted by the redefinition of marriage, they are telling you porkies – and they

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Is Marriage a Gospel Issue?

Sep 3, 2017

If you want the short answer: yes it is. But let me tease this out a bit more. In the current debates about homosexual marriage, I have heard far too many progressive Christians try to tell me that marriage is

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Morally Derelict Christian Leaders

Aug 14, 2017

If there ever was an issue that should separate the men from the boys, the wheat from the tares – spiritually speaking – it would be the current attack on marriage by the homosexual activists. If there ever was a

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Urgent: Pray and Work to Protect Marriage

Aug 5, 2017

As you should know, with renegade federal Liberals pushing for an all-out confrontation on the homosexual marriage issue, we are now in very precarious times. Yes, we have fought and won countless other moves over the past decade or so

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Christian Concern: Missing In Action

Jul 22, 2017

I wish to speak to the issue of Christian concern and involvement in vitally important issues of the day. I would like to assess just how willing Christians are to stand up and be counted. I want to examine how

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The Great Anglican Death Wish

Jul 11, 2017

It was the renowned journalist Malcolm Muggeridge who used to speak about the “great liberal death wish”. There were various versions of this given, either as an essay or a talk. Here is a short part of one such version:

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Difficult Bible Passages: 1 Corinthians 13:10

Jul 2, 2017

This is a passage which is problematic because of various strong views associated with it. So it might be better referred to as a contentious passage. It says this: “but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears.” What disappears?

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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

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Ten Theses on Theology

Jun 22, 2017

I wish to make a few basic points about theology here. Theology is important, but like anything, we can get way off base with it. As is so often the case, avoiding unbiblical extremes is imperative. People can go in

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The 5 Solas Series

Jun 20, 2017

With this year being the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation (October 31, 1517 was when Martin Luther posted his 95 theses), plenty of new books have recently appeared to commemorate the event. One such work is a very helpful

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Christians and Yoga

Jun 13, 2017

A really lousy piece that appeared in today’s Herald Sun entitled “Yoga classes banned for ridiculous reason” deserves some attention. The reporter must have had too much spare time on his hands, and the subeditor too much empty space to

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