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

Statism and Homeschooling Horrors

Jan 12, 2014

Statists exalt in raw power, and delight in stripping away anything which stands between big government and the naked individual. Thus things like the church, or voluntary societies, or the family – often referred to as mediating structures – are

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Surrogacy and Scripture

Sep 17, 2013

As advances in Assisted Reproductive Technologies continue to take place, more and more couples are taking advantage of these new means to have children. Surrogacy is one such method. While there are various types of surrogacy now available, they all

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We Told You So

Aug 24, 2013

Warnings tend to fall on deaf ears. The lies of those who seek to destroy us are heard so often and so loudly that far too many people tend to believe them. Those sounding the alarm are dismissed as crackpots

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Facing Up To the Porn Plague

Jun 2, 2012

There is little question that one of the most devastating results of the sexual revolution has been the proliferation of pornography in all forms, and the huge number of casualties as a result of this. Countless men have become enslaved

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Why the Demand For Homosexual Marriage?

Mar 24, 2012

As I have carefully documented in my new book, Strained Relations, not only do most people not give a rip about homosexual marriage, but nor do most homosexuals. It was never even on the radar until just recently, but

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On Finding God’s Will, Part One

May 20, 2011

Every true Christian should be especially zealous of discovering God’s will for their life. Much has been written and spoken about this topic, and the Bible says much about it. But in Part One of this article I want to

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Even the Stones Will Speak Out

Mar 5, 2011

As Western culture continues to head straight into the cesspool, there are at least two options. The downward decline will either continue unabated, or some concerned individuals will rise up and shout, ‘Enough is enough’. And sometimes when things get

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The Poison of Religious Vilification Laws

Sep 20, 2009

Among the worst laws to have been recently enacted are religious vilification laws. They are a direct threat to freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of conscience. They serve no useful purpose in a democratic society. But such

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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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Hurricane Irma: God and Natural Disasters

Sep 10, 2017

With North America at least very much conscious of natural disasters at the moment, old questions tend to resurface. With a number of massive hurricanes bearing down on America’s southeast, and the biggest earthquake to recently pound Mexico, many people

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Yes Homosexual Marriage Changes Everything

Sep 9, 2017

Yes, when a radical social experiment like the legalisation of homosexual marriage takes place, everything changes. This is certainly not the first time I have sought to make this case – more like the hundredth at least. And it won’t

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These Homosexuals Are So Homophobic

Sep 5, 2017

Mark and Ben are homosexuals and they have been together as a couple for 15 years. Thus they are prime candidates for voting yes on the homosexual marriage plebiscite – right? Um, no. They have made it perfectly clear that

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Three Brave Mothers Against the World

Sep 1, 2017

Courage can be contagious. When a few brave individuals take a principled stance for what is right and what is true and what is important, it can greatly help embolden others who may have preferred to sit on the fence

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