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

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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Ours is Not a ‘Nice’ Gospel

Oct 3, 2016

I have lost track of the number of times I have been accused by other Christians of being unloving, judgmental and ungracious – usually when I seek to share biblical truth, or even just quote from Scripture or a mighty

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The Job Nobody Wants

Apr 9, 2016

Once there was a television show about some pretty nasty jobs – things like cleaning septic tanks, etc. I suppose it made most folks feel good knowing that while they had less than ideal jobs, there certainly are other jobs

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Um Yes, Jesus Would Discriminate

Jul 8, 2015

There are so many clueless Christians out there who are peddling so much unbiblical nonsense that I despair greatly for the state of today’s church. While we expect worldlings to promote worldly nonsense, we don’t expect Christians to. Or at

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Faith and Family Feud

Jul 7, 2015

Let’s admit it. Most Christians really do not believe what is in their own Bibles. Sure, they give lip service to Scripture all the time. They claim to be Bible-believing Christians, and they may even take their Bibles to church

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More Clueless Celebs

Jul 1, 2014

I have hesitated on writing about this. The story has now been around for several days and is causing no small stir. But since I have written so often about celebutards in general, and this guy in particular and his

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Un-Domesticating Jesus

Oct 21, 2013

One good thing about a regular Bible reading plan is you always get to read all of Scripture, at least at some point. If you do a Bible-in-a-year reading schedule, as I do, there will be no part of the

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Jul 1, 2012

There is no Christian life without repentance. It is that simple. Repentance is not only a key component to becoming a Christian, but it is a key trait of the Christian life as well. Reading through the early chapters of

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On Hell

Mar 11, 2011

One topic which is rarely discussed today – even by Christians – is that of hell. Yet it is a topic which should often be on our lips for the simple reason that the Christ we claim to follow spoke

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