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

So How Many Riots Have You Caused?

Dec 1, 2019

It was commonplace for the early believers to cause upheaval and riots – how do we compare?

Here are two things that all Christians – at least real deal Christians – should be able to agree on: One, we should

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On “Conversion” Therapy and Rainbow Big Brother

Nov 29, 2019

More coercive utopian governments pushing radical agendas and crushing our freedoms:

I did a radio interview this morning on how the dictatorial Dan Andrews’ government in Victoria is seeking to outlaw “conversion therapy,” and I said that the other Australian

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God, Socialism, and Thanksgiving

Nov 28, 2019

What we need to know about Thanksgiving – and economics:

With wokeness breaking out all around us, it is not surprising to see historical revisionism occurring everywhere – including things like America’s founding, and national holidays like Thanksgiving. Indeed, you

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‘But Your Articles Are Too Long!’

Nov 28, 2019

We live in an age where reading something for 5 minutes is too much for some people!

With an interactive website one can get all sorts of interesting comments – to put it politely. You never know just what sort

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On Cats, Relationships, and Divine Love

Nov 27, 2019

Loving relationships always involve some risk:

One can always count on some rather oddly titled articles on this site. But there is in fact a rather useful message to be found here – a gospel message. So let me begin

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The (Failed) Vision of the Anointed

Nov 26, 2019

If you ever wonder why leaders and experts screw up so many things, this should answer your questions:

Sometimes the best way to share truth in a truth-starved world is to simply revisit great thinkers and great thoughts from the

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He, She, or It? Trans Pronoun Etiquette

Nov 24, 2019

What pronouns should you use when talking to a trans person?

We now live in a world where we are routinely expected to deny reality, deny science, deny biology, and deny truth. We are encouraged to live in denial, to

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On Christians, Chicken, and Living in Caves

Nov 20, 2019

Increasingly our options are being lessened as more and more companies and businesses push ungodly agendas:

I had recently started an article on how Western Christians are to respond to the increased persecution, anti-Christian bigotry, and the ever-darkening times we

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Chick-fil-A, Christianity and Compromise

Nov 20, 2019

What are we to make of the Chick-fil-A decision on who it donates to?

Plenty of ink has already been spilled on the seeming capitulation of the Christian-owned chicken restaurant chain. While the company and some of its Christian supporters

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When Sloppy Thinking Abounds

Nov 19, 2019

Believers can do a better job of thinking straight and thinking biblically:

I sometimes despair of writing any more articles – articles which are hopefully carefully crafted, thought through thoroughly, and biblically based. No matter how hard you try to

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‘You Are Being Too Divisive’

Nov 15, 2019

Sometimes it is a very good thing to be divisive:

In more sensible times it used to be the case that if you stood up in the public arena arguing for truth and for what is right you were thought

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Are You Amazing?

Nov 14, 2019

People were constantly amazed by what Jesus and the disciples said and did. Is the world amazed by us as well?

OK, I am not pandering to your pride here. I am not stroking what might already be too large

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The Activists Are Never Satisfied

Nov 13, 2019

The militants keep demanding more and more:

As the old saying goes, “If you give them an inch, they’ll take a yard.” That is true in many areas, perhaps none more so than in the radical left’s

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Christianity, Christ and Caesar

Nov 12, 2019

To whom will we give our supreme allegiance and loyalty?

It should be obvious where the loyalty of the Christian lies. We should be devoted to Christ and Christ alone. Sure, we live in the world and have relations with

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