CultureWatch

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

Grieving with Godly Grief

Oct 26, 2016

Do you grieve with godly grief? Does that which breaks the heart of God break your heart? Are you crushed and overwhelmed by those things which God grieves over? Do you sometimes just lie on your face before Almighty God

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What the Loss of Sin Entails

Aug 5, 2011

Two items came in my inbox today which fit together like hand in glove. One has to do with another shocking case of moral relativism and sexual perversity. The other has to do with a call to return to a

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Bathroom Wars

Feb 17, 2017

Until recently no one had any good reason to write an article about bathrooms. Why would they have? Sadly however, bathrooms have now become a hot topic, all because of the radical gender bender wars which are raging all around

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Those Poor Delicate Dandelions

Nov 14, 2016

Back in 2007 Diana West wrote an important volume entitled The Death of the Grownup. In it she lamented the fact that an entire generation of adults are stuck in adolescence. They have refused to grow up, to take

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Islam, Child Brides, and the West

Oct 31, 2016

We have various laws against paedophilia, child abuse, and sexual assault in the West. In the area of sexuality, children are especially protected by law – and rightly so. But increasingly all that is being ignored if not overturned as

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The FBI and Clinton: Too Little Too Late?

Oct 29, 2016

You would have read about the FBI reopening its case against the crooked Hillary. Of course there has been an ongoing investigation which she has managed to dodge, evade and pretend is no biggee. The latest revelations in today’s press

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The War on Sonia: Part of the War on the West

Jul 20, 2016

For daring to suggest that Muslim immigration policies should be looked at a bit more closely, Sonia Kruger was blasted by every leftist moonbeam in Australia – and beyond. Her sensible remarks about Islam have made her Public Enemy Number

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This Slippery Slope is Going to the Dogs

Jun 10, 2016

Um, how many times do we have to say, “We told you so”? Pro-family activists have been warning for decades now that when we tamper with marriage and family, we end up on a dangerous slippery slope where anything goes.

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Good News on Safe Schools

Jun 2, 2016

A lot can happen in a week in the culture wars. The fight over the very unsafe Safe Schools program has certainly heated up, with a number of new developments. Just hours ago La Trobe University in Melbourne announced that

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Time for a New Conservative Party?

Mar 26, 2016

Throughout much of the Western world we are seeing all things political shifting leftwards, so that one-time conservative political parties are now usually simply middle-of-the-road parties, while leftist parties have become hard-core leftist parties.

If we simply look at America

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Europe, Refugees and Chaos

Feb 11, 2016

Europe is in a mess. Many think it is on the verge of major crisis, if not collapse, unless something is done quickly. With failed immigration policies, misplaced multiculturalism, and politically correct self-loathing, there is not a day that goes

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The Trans Assault on Women and Children

Nov 9, 2015

The radical sexual social engineers hate children, hate family, and hate society. And they are doing a really good job of destroying all three. In the name of bogus rights and sham science, they are unleashing a wave of terror

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On Mecca and Natural Disasters

Sep 13, 2015

That all sorts of nasty and destructive things happen in nature is not in dispute. But for the Christian, how much of this might be the result of the direct hand of God is a matter of some debate. The

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On the Syrian Refugees

Sep 7, 2015

There are always certain issues, especially when clouded with emotive media imagery, which can result in people ceasing to reflect critically but simply run on emotions. The refugee issue is one such topic where emoting instead of thinking tends to

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Laws, Lions and Lunacy

Jul 30, 2015

Simply opening the day’s newspapers, or tuning into the electronic news media outlets, can often reveal rather jarring juxtapositions. Today some of the talking points are lions, the ongoing expose of Planned Parenthood, and various reactions to both.

The big

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Baylor: The Winnowing Fan at Work

Jul 9, 2015

The what!? OK, for those of you not fully up on their biblical terminology, I refer of course to something found in the gospel accounts. In Matthew 3:1-12 we read about John the Baptist, how he is preparing the way

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