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

Abetz: Speaking the Truth about the Media

Oct 19, 2015

The mainstream media long ago abandoned any pretence to neutrality, objectivity and even-handedness. Today you can put good money on the fact that if you are a conservative, the MSM will treat you miserably. And if you are a Christian,

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Speaking the Truth in Love

Dec 3, 2013

The Christian life, as I have said repeatedly, is often about getting the biblical balance right. Both in terms of beliefs as well as behaviour, there are many unhelpful and unbiblical extremes Christians can gravitate to, and we must always

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Hated For Speaking the Truth

Sep 6, 2012

One thing you can absolutely count on in today’s PC world: if you dare to stand up and proclaim truth in the public arena, you will get blasted from the secular left and their stooges in the mainstream media. It

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Crucified For Speaking the Truth

Aug 2, 2009

There is one thing that can be counted on with absolute certainly in this relativistic world: there is a protected species which no one even dares to cross, certainly not in the mainstream media. This group can now get away

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The Risk of Truth Speaking

Jun 15, 2014

Speaking the truth is always risky for the simple reason that most people don’t want to hear the truth. In a fallen world full of selfish and sinful people, the truth is the last thing most folks want to hear.

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Speaking and Using the Truth

Dec 28, 2012

One of the greatest weapons we have at our disposal is often not even used. We allow lies and falsehoods to go unchecked, which in turn enslave people, destroy nations, and dehumanise societies. Indeed, the history of the twentieth century

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Truth-Speaking: Getting the Right Mix

Feb 26, 2001

Much of the Christian life involves getting the right balance. Heresies in the church usually arise when we over-emphasise a certain doctrine or teaching, resulting in imbalance. Those involved in teaching and leadership always need to get the right mix.

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Wheaton, Islam, Christianity and Truth

Dec 19, 2015

The ongoing saga of the hijab-wearing Wheaton College professor is not likely to go away anytime soon. Indeed, it seems to be escalating, with various sides becoming polarised on all this. The prof has now been suspended by the Christian

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Marriage Wars, Truth Wars, and Tolerance Wars

Aug 26, 2015

When you don’t have solid answers, arguments and facts to make your case, then simply demonising and shouting down opposing voices is always a neat way to proceed. And this is the normal operating procedure for the homosexual activists and

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30 Home Truths on Marriage

Jun 29, 2015

With marriage so heavily under attack today, it is worth once again reminding ourselves just what marriage is, what its purpose is, and why it is important. It is also vital to get some clear thinking on what homosexual marriage

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Truth-Telling and Homosexuality

Jun 9, 2014

If ever there was a subject which is almost universally surrounded in falsehoods, deception and misinformation, it is the topic of homosexuality. So powerful is the homosexual juggernaut that very few media outlets are left which will dare to challenge

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Nelson Mandela: More Inconvenient Truths

Dec 7, 2013

I have said it often before: if you want to live a real quiet and peaceful life, just don’t think anything, say anything, do anything, care about anything, or work for anything. Of course you would basically be dead then.

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On Dealing with Truth and Error

Aug 18, 2013

Any careful student of church history knows how easy it is for truth to give way to error, for orthodoxy to collapse into heterodoxy. They would also know that every cult and heresy which has arisen contains a tantalising mix

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The Unpleasantness of Truth

May 21, 2013

Truth is not always pleasant. Often it can be quite ugly, or hard to deal with. It can be quite confronting. It can be something we just would rather not deal with at times. Of course living in an age

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