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

Fred Schwarz, RIP

Jan 29, 2009

Jesus once said that a prophet is without honour, except in his own country. One of the greatest Australian prophets of the past century has just passed away, and nothing that I am aware of about his passing can be

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The Gospel, Cheap Grace, and a Lost Eternity

Sep 14, 2014

The gospel most evangelicals in the West preach today bears little resemblance to that found in the New Testament. Increasingly the very heart of the biblical gospel message is being stripped away, leaving a shell which offers little of what

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Losing Our Children In the Classroom

Nov 30, 2012

“Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.” Vladimir Lenin once said. And he went even further: “Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik

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Education Wars: The Battle for Our Children

Sep 4, 2012

There is perhaps no greater battleground than that of the education arena. He who can educate (or indoctrinate) our children will win not only our children but the future. For centuries we have known of the crucial importance of education,

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Homosexuality: Recommended Reading

Jun 12, 2012

Take any controversial issue of the day, be it abortion, the death penalty, nuclear energy, pornography, and so on, and you will make this discovery: in most bookstores, university libraries, and the MSM in general, you will mainly find only

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Worldviews and Baby-Killing

Mar 1, 2012

Worldviews matter. Our framework for looking at the world will impact what we see, how we see it. Our worldview will also impact what we do and how we do it. Thus a worldview matters not just on a theoretical

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Why Faith Matters

Sep 9, 2011

If you buy the version of events from uber-atheist Christopher Hitchens, then you will believe that “religion poisons everything”. If you take his word – and that of his atheist buddies like Richard Dawkins or Sam Harris – as your

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Biblical Illiteracy

Apr 18, 2011

As I travel around the country – and overseas – speaking at churches, Bible colleges, Christian conventions, and so on, one thing I find is the alarming increase in biblical illiteracy. Many believers simply seem to have very little grasp

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Scenes from the Climate Wars

Jan 31, 2010

The punch-ups over climate change continue to bubble along, and it seems each new week brings further damning indictments of the gloom and doom crowd. In the meantime climate change sceptics seem to be going from strength to strength. Here

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The Bible: A Book Without Peer

Dec 20, 2009

When a politician today talks about the importance of the Bible, you can expect there to be a swift and stern reaction. Federal Opposition leader Tony Abbott made such a remark recently and all the usual suspects started lining up

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The Greatest Story Never Told

Dec 29, 2008

Another Christmas has come and gone, and for many people, at least in the West, there was not even the slightest connection made between the recent holiday and the birth of Jesus Christ. Food, family and festivities, along with a

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Destroying the Foundations of the West

Dec 14, 2008

The Judeo-Christian worldview was essential for the rise of the West. Without it the world would be a radically different place today. Most of the features that we now enjoy about the West – such as freedom, democracy, limited government,

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