CultureWatch

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

Beauty, Art, the Believer and Eternity

Apr 10, 2017

Our God is a God of beauty. One simply has to look at the world he created to see beauty everywhere: majestic mountains, wondrous oceans, incredible sunsets, amazing flowers, thundering waterfalls, and so on. Even in a fallen world we

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Stockholm: Another Day, Another Jihad Attack

Apr 8, 2017

Stockholm, Sweden: the latest Western location to experience firsthand the religion of peace at work. This time, another truck attack, killing and wounding many. The terrorist attack has only just occurred hours ago, but now we are learning more details

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God, Evil, Suffering and Justice

Apr 7, 2017

The recent Syrian gas attack has again raised numerous questions. One question I will simply mention here but not deal with is whether in fact Assad was behind it. But that is not my focus here, so we will leave

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The Rainbow Ringwraiths

Apr 5, 2017

Totalitarians and fascists have always sought to demonise their opponents, in part by marking them out from the “normal” majority. They are clearly identified one way or another as recalcitrants, and treated accordingly. Simply consider how Jews fared as the

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Leaders Are Readers

Mar 31, 2017

I just recently went through a very unpleasant experience. A rather arrogant, unteachable and quite theologically uninformed and confused Christian got into an argument with me on some biblical issue on the social media. I suggested he read a piece

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The Feminist War Against Motherhood

Mar 29, 2017

On March 21 hard-core feminist Sarrah Le Marquand wrote a shocker of a newspaper opinion piece entitled “It should be illegal to be a stay-at-home mum”. Yes you read that right. In this uber-feminist rant she said this: “Rather than

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Now They Are Targeting Our Two-Year-Olds

Mar 28, 2017

So now the activists are blatantly setting their sights on our preschool and kindergarten kids. Two recent developments in the culture wars should send shivers up the spine of every single parent reading this. And if you live in the

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Trans Activists Transcending Reality

Mar 27, 2017

A few years ago hardly anyone was talking about transgenderism. Today you cannot go through one whole day without hearing about it incessantly. The radical feminist and homosexual lobbies of course laid the foundation for all this by attacking the

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Islamic Canada

Mar 26, 2017

The darkness descending over Canada gets worse by the day, and the latest act of national suicide comes in the form of an “Islamophobia” motion. The just passed “Systemic racism and religious discrimination” motion is a worry for anyone concerned

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On 4000

Mar 25, 2017

OK, another day, another milestone. For what it is worth, this is the 4000th article to appear on this site. As I have often said, if you want someone to fix your car, I am not your man. If you

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Islam and Religious Freedom

Mar 24, 2017

There was a somewhat unhelpful article in the National Review recently entitled “Why Baptists Should Support Muslims’ Right to Build Mosques.” The link to it can be found below. It is not my intention to deal with everything found in

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No Business As Usual In Wartime

Mar 22, 2017

I had the privilege of speaking to a group of committed believers in an inner city church recently. They were eager to hear about some of the battles we are involved in. I shared many of the areas where faith,

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Disney’s Rainbow Activism

Mar 21, 2017

About the only thing worse than rabid anti-Christian bigotry is all the clueless Christians who do not know or care about it. There are so many believers who have their heads in the sand – they are totally oblivious to

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