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

Christianity Without Christ

Dec 4, 2016

We have gotten to a pretty bizarre place when you have Christians effectively disowning Christ. Yet increasingly we find some folks who seek to do just that: run with a Christianity without Christ. One might as well speak about Marxism

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On Books, Reading and Libraries

Sep 7, 2016

Anyone who knows me realises that any excuse will do for buying books, reading books, and writing about books. So a few recent articles about books were enough of an excuse for me to put pen to paper – or

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God, Suffering, Lament, and Mourning

Aug 29, 2016

Oftentimes a diverse and unrelated bunch of events will nicely come together, and inspire a hopefully coherent and unified article. This is one of them. Thinking about brothers and sisters in Christ who are suffering in various ways is one

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Liberation Theology and Marxism

May 5, 2015

We do not hear all that much about liberation theology nowadays. But it certainly was a major issue in the 70s and 80s, and I wrote extensively about it at the time. Although primarily a phenomena of Latin America, and

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Dhimmitude, Delusion and Deception

Apr 11, 2015

That Muslims are working overtime in the West to transform our societies into Islamic outposts where everyone submits to Allah, and sharia law becomes the law of the land, is not surprising. It is happening all the time as I

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We Are Not In Kansas Anymore

Aug 9, 2014

A fascinating passage in the Old Testament speaks about the sons of Issachar. These were “men who understood the times and knew what Israel should do” (1 Chronicles 12:32). They had discernment, insight, and knew that which needed to be

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On Bible Reading

Apr 5, 2013

It of course goes without saying that a staple of the Christian life is daily Bible reading, study and meditation. It is a no-brainer that this is an absolute core activity of anyone who calls himself a follower of Jesus

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Recent Readings on Islam, Sharia and Jihad

Dec 1, 2011

There are many areas of concern when it comes to standing up for a free and democratic West. One of the biggest threats is posed by the ongoing activities of creeping sharia and stealth jihad. Whether by demographics, outright terrorism,

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A Review of Demonic. By Ann Coulter.

Aug 3, 2011

Crown Forum, 2011.

Ann Coulter knows all about the culture wars. She has been involved with them for decades now. She is a seasoned warrior in these battles, and she knows very well the nature and tactics of the adversary.

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Rampant Biblical Illiteracy

May 14, 2011

In Amos 8:11 we read these frightening words: “‘The days are coming,’ declares the Sovereign LORD, ‘when I will send a famine through the land – not a famine of food or a thirst for water, but a famine of

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Recent Readings in Theology

Apr 9, 2011

Important new books in the areas of theology, biblical studies, apologetics, ethics and related fields continue to emerge, and I try to keep up with some of these volumes, at least those I consider to be some of the better

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Our Children Under Siege

Jun 27, 2010

Sadly, secular humanists seem to know what most believers don’t know: we are in a war, and the long-term outcome must always be kept in view. And the real trophy of the culture wars is our children, and our grandchildren.

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Getting By Without God

Jun 9, 2010

There are millions of people who do not know Jesus Christ, and do not have a relationship with God. That is a tragedy and something believers must seek to rectify. But an even greater tragedy is the fact that many

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A Conflict of Visions

Oct 19, 2007

With the Federal election now well underway, it is time to turn the spotlight on some of the competing visions of the two main political parties. This essay will examine some of the philosophical distinctions between the two parties, outlining

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