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

Coup Attempt in Turkey

Jul 16, 2016

The Islamist-leaning Erdogan government in Turkey is right now in chaos, with a military coup attempt underway as I pen this piece. While the results of this coup are not yet known, I can offer a bit of background in

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How Evangelicals Became Theological Liberals

Jul 7, 2016

Evangelical Christianity has long been known for its emphasis on theological orthodoxy, a high view of Scripture, and an adherence to sound doctrine. Indeed, one of the defining distinctions between evangelicals and theological liberals over the past few centuries was

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Outlawing the Gospel

Jun 29, 2016

OK, so here we have a tale of two churches. In one place a new church was launched: a cannabis church to be specific. The state moved in rather quickly and put an end to that foolishness. In another place

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And Now They Are Pointing the Gun At Me

Jun 18, 2016

Well that did not take very long. Just days after the Orlando massacre I have now had folks say that I am personally responsible for it. Yes you read that right. Now I have had a militant homosexual activist actually

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Orlando: Homosexual Pride and Prejudice

Jun 15, 2016

So a homosexual Muslim slaughters 50 other homosexuals, and it is all the fault of conservatives and Christians. Yes, of course – that makes perfect sense to me. How could it be otherwise? It is all THEIR fault. That is

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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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Abortion, Prosecution, Ethics and the Law

May 19, 2016

One issue that often arises in pro-life discussions is whether or not the woman having an abortion should be charged with, and prosecuted for, a crime. It is an important question and one in which prolifers can differ on. Most

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On Dealing with the Armchair Critics

Apr 21, 2016

When you are involved in standing up for your faith publicly, engaging in the culture wars, and seeking to be salt and light in a very dark world, you of course expect nonChristians to blast you and give you a

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The ABC Doing What it Does Best

Apr 20, 2016

OK, I am writing a piece on something that is still some days away yet. But judging by decades of past performance, I do not have the slightest problem in saying the following. Indeed, I can guarantee that if I

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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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