CultureWatch

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

The Power of One, or Two

May 5, 2016

As Australia and the West grow increasingly darker and more hostile to Christians, it becomes more difficult for believers to simply get through the basics of life, be it buying goods and services, education, or other areas. For example, many

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The Battle for Marriage

Jan 14, 2006

The battle over marriage has seen its ebbs and flows. And at the moment it looks like the other side is getting a few runs on the board. For example, there are now a number of countries that have legalized

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The Gaystapo Crackdown on Christianity

Jan 25, 2016

Once upon a time governments operated circumspectly, engaging in simple things like keeping the roads in good shape and collecting the garbage. Increasingly however Western governments are becoming coercive utopians, pushing the agendas of radical minority groups.

The Victorian Labor

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The War We Are In

Jan 24, 2014

We are in a monumental struggle, with the free West, based on the Judeo-Christian worldview, locked in struggle with political Islam, which is intent on taking over the West. Both systems cannot co-exist. One must ultimately prevail. It is a

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Sharia Keeps On Creeping

Jul 25, 2013

The usual way of destroying a nation is of course through things like guns, bullets, tanks, and bombs. A full-frontal assault is one way to wage war against one’s enemies. But there is another effective means to take over a

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Yet Another Ugly American

Dec 14, 2011

Hot on the heels of some ugly nonsense from the US President, the American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has demonstrated that she can be rather ugly as well, if not rather naive. She has just been involved in two

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In Praise of Incest

Dec 15, 2010

I know it can be grating to say, “I told you so”. But sometimes that is simply the case. For years now I have been telling you that once we go down the road of legalising same-sex marriage, then the

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Is Marriage Finished?

Jan 23, 2007

Recent headlines have made the suggestion that marriage is on the way out, with alternative relationship arrangements becoming the norm. While such announcements often have to be taken with a grain of salt, there is no question that a full-frontal

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An Anti-theist Outburst, Again

Jan 5, 2007

The devotees of Dawkins are working overtime to promote their militant anti-theism. The latest full-frontal assault comes from Australian playwright David Williamson. Writing in the 3 January 2007 Australian, he has a mischievous piece entitled, “Deliver us from the

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