CultureWatch

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

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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Tough Love

Jun 25, 2016

Sometimes you can learn something from watching a bit of television. And sometimes you might even find some spiritual truths being illustrated there. Hey, I will take truth wherever I can find it – at least for the most part.

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You Have Enemies? Good

Jun 10, 2016

I am reading through the Psalms once again. One thing that stands out like a sore thumb is how often David or the psalmist speaks about enemies. It is a constant theme throughout all 150 psalms, and when something is

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Come Quickly Lord Jesus

May 22, 2016

I don’t know about you, but one of the prayers I pray perhaps more than any other nowadays is this: “Come Quickly Lord Jesus”. Sometimes that is all I can pray. My heart is heavy, my spirit groans, and I

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Christ Our Mediator

May 10, 2016

Conflicts, disputes, arguments and division are a part of life, as is the need to resolve such ruptures and heal such splits. People are always getting into conflict, and there is always a need for conflict resolution. This is what

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Londonistan is Now Here

May 7, 2016

Ten years ago English commentator Melanie Phillips wrote a very important book entitled Londonistan. It was a prophetic volume, a jeremiad against a sleeping England and an aggressive Islam. British self-loathing and loss of confidence coupled with advancing Islam

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The ABC Doing What it Does Best

Apr 20, 2016

OK, I am writing a piece on something that is still some days away yet. But judging by decades of past performance, I do not have the slightest problem in saying the following. Indeed, I can guarantee that if I

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This is Why They are Winning

Apr 19, 2016

I wrote a piece yesterday on the culture wars and why our side is losing so much of the time, while the other side seems to be winning so often. I noted that the other side sees the bigger picture

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Our Regressive Progressives

Feb 27, 2016

Leftists like to call themselves “progressives”. They think all their radical social agenda items are a sign of moving forward, of progress. But the truth is just the opposite. They really want to take us backwards. Their vision of the

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Mothers Speaking Out

Feb 10, 2016

As our culture continues to spiral down the septic tank, eventually that produces a backlash. After a while decent people have had enough, and start to stand against the sleaze, degradation and corruption of our culture. And when our children

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Bible Illiterates

Jan 22, 2016

Tragically there are so many believers today who say or think the following: “If only God would just speak to me”. Of course the simple truth is this: he already has. He has spoken to us clearly and sufficiently in

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Islam, Reform, and Traitors in Our Midst

Dec 9, 2015

Since the infamous 9/11 of 14 years ago there have been 27,401 Islamic terrorist attacks. Did you get that? These deadly attacks were not carried out by frustrated Baptists or disgruntled Buddhists. These attacks were carried out by devout Muslims

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San Bernardino: Islam at Work Again

Dec 4, 2015

Devout Muslims who take their faith seriously have been at work again – this time slaughtering 14 innocent infidels in California, and injuring 21 others. The diabolical killing spree was thankfully put to an end when two of the Islamic

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