CultureWatch

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

Moral Madness in the Mad City

May 29, 2019

I can fully understand any couples today who are seriously questioning whether they should have children. Not for some of the poorer reasons (the world is overpopulated; we just want to live for ourselves and not be encumbered with the

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Sex Wars: Can’t Get No Satisfaction

May 28, 2019

If you like blues and rock, you would know of a few old classic tunes, such as Muddy Waters’ I Can’t Be Satisfied (1948), or the Rolling Stones’ (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (1965). Both spoke about the frustration of

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God, Grace and Grumpy Old Men

May 28, 2019

Yes, sadly there are such things as grumpy old men. I suppose I am one of them – at least many folks might think so. Not that I want to be. As a Christian I want to be known for

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Nuggets From the Book of Ezra

May 26, 2019

Having just again finished reading the book of Ezra, I was struck by how many deep theological truths and spiritual gems are found in this short book. While only 10 chapters long, it contains so many great principles and lessons

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God, Nations, Rulers, and the Affairs of Men

May 22, 2019

Another national election – this time in Australia. Plenty of political machinations and moves were involved by all sides. People did all they could to get their desired candidates or parties elected. Millions of dollars and man hours were spent

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This is What Apostasy Looks Like

May 21, 2019

The Bible speaks about apostasy. Church history provides us with many cases of apostasy. But just what might it look like today? What kind of contemporary examples of it can be point to? There would be various things we could

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More on the Miracle Man Morrison

May 20, 2019

Ordinary Australians as well as biblical Christians were clearly delighted in Saturday’s election outcome. Instead of a progressive leftist government further coercively pushing all the radical causes, we have a government that should govern sensibly and responsibly for all Australians.

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Miracles and the Australian Election

May 19, 2019

On Saturday May 18 Australia decided who should run the country: Scott Morrison and the Liberals, or Bill Shorten and Labor. Although there are still more votes to be counted, we now know the results: the Liberal/National Coalition will get

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America, Australia and Abortion

May 16, 2019

Cultural decline is always around us. Those people seeking to preserve the good and withstand the bad are always surrounded by forces and folks ever at work to tear down and destroy. There is always darkness and destruction all around

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Milano and Misopedia

May 14, 2019

Who and what? I refer of course to Hollywood lefty Alyssa Milano, and the compound word derived from the Greek: ‘miso’ means hate, and ‘pedo’ refers to children. Milano and so much of the secular left really do seem to

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Militant Sexual Ideology and Mindless Emotivism

May 11, 2019

The sexual militants are doing an absolutely terrific job of destroying Western culture. The radical sexual anarchists have been working overtime to dismantle everything that once made the West great. All that we value is in their sights: marriage, family,

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Stay Away From Canada

May 10, 2019

I write this piece while just several hundred miles from the Canadian border. That is because I am enjoying a short visit to Wisconsin at the moment. While it is great to be back, it is frightening to think just

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