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

Christians Dishonouring Christ

Jun 1, 2016

Non-Christians are trashing Christ and the gospel all the time – that is fully to be expected. What should not be expected – and what is far worse – is when Christians end up doing exactly the same thing. Far

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Notable Christians: Vance Havner

Feb 25, 2016

When we think of great men of God, terrific prophetic voices from the past century, names like Tozer and Ravenhill easily arise. But another preacher, evangelist and prophet can also be included in their ranks: Vance Havner. The American preacher

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Notable Christians: Leonard Ravenhill

Feb 22, 2016

Some of the great saints of recent times need to be spiritually bathed in more than merely written about. Reading their books and hearing their sermons is often far superior to just reading a written report about them. This is

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Five More Dumb Christian Copouts

Mar 9, 2015

In my last article in this informal series, I mentioned that there are plenty more unhelpful and unbiblical things Christians say which are little more than a copout. That is certainly the case, and I could have a fulltime career

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Christian Atheists?

Oct 25, 2014

Atheists of course don’t believe in God. That is to be expected. But the question is, why don’t Christians believe God anymore? Why do they profess to be followers of Christ when by their very actions and their very refusal

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The Ongoing War Against Christianity

Oct 23, 2014

In the West today there is a relentless war against Christianity. While the secular humanists in general are responsible for much of this, there are specific groups which can also be singled out. Certainly the militant homosexual lobby is a

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Carnal Christians?

Sep 14, 2014

Is there such a thing as a carnal Christian? Many believe there is, and they effectively say that there are two sorts of Christians – those who are more or less spiritual and victorious, and those who are more or

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Islam, Christianity, and Clueless Wonders

Aug 23, 2014

There are certain home truths which need to be repeated over and over again. Here are three of them:

-If imperialistic communism was the great evil of the day last century, imperialistic Islam is the great evil of our time.

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New Zealand Christianity

Jul 26, 2014

I happen to be in New Zealand now, and it just happens to be the bicentenary of its Christian beginnings. That story will be outlined shortly, but the sad thing is to see the contrasts with then and now. While

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On Books, Reading, and Christianity

May 10, 2014

OK, there is not much new one can say about books. They have been around for quite a while now. A couple of millennia ago King Solomon could say this about them: “Of making many books there is no end,

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On Christian Plagiarism

Apr 8, 2014

OK, here is a little Christian thought experiment. It did not occur to me that Christians might have differing thoughts on this, so I throw it out there to see what you might think. When I first mentioned it elsewhere

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