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Entries for August, 2009

Christian Persecution in Iran

Elam Ministries granted us permission to repost this story from their latest newsletter. If you would like to know more about their work or the status of Christian persecution in Iran, please visit www.iran30.org. Dear friends, In a dramatic session before the revolutionary court yesterday (Sunday August 9) in Tehran, Maryam Rustampoor (27) and Marzieh […]

WHI-958 | A Lover’s Quarrel with the Evangelical Church

Is something wrong with the soil in the evangelical garden? According to Warren Cole Smith, author of A Lover’s Quarrel with the Evangelical Church, the answer to that question, unfortunately, is yes. On this edition of the White Horse Inn, Michael Horton talks with Warren about his provocative new book and the current state of evangelical Christianity.

Why Two Kingdoms?

Over at Kevin DeYoung’s blog, the conversation of the day has been the apparent conflict between two-kingdoms theology and neo-Kuyperianism. For those not familiar with the jargon, the question revolves around how a Christian individual and the church as a corporate gathering of God’s people properly engage the surrounding secular culture. DeYoung (and Justin Taylor […]

The Gospel is a Complete Surprise

From session 2 of Michael Horton’s Christless Christianity DVD series: It’s the gospel that’s surprising; it’s the gospel that comes to us and throws us off our horse, because the gospel isn’t wired into us. The gospel only came about because after the Fall—though God could have invoked the judgments that he threatened in the […]

More on the Emergent Church

Last night’s White Horse Inn broadcast featured Mike Horton interviewing Jim Belcher, author of the newly released Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional. Back in 2005, WHI producer Shane Rosenthal went to the Emergent Church Convention in San Diego and wrote up some reflections for Modern Reformation magazine. Here is his summary […]

WHI-957 | Deep Church

What is the Emerging Church movement all about? Are some of its concerns with the traditional church legitimate, or does it sometimes go too far? On this edition of the White Horse Inn, Michael Horton talks with Jim Belcher, a person who has been intimately involved with the Emerging movement since its inception. Jim’s new book on this subject is titled, Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional.

A New Site

Welcome to the new White Horse Inn website. We’ve created this site to make our resources easier to find and easier to use. Thousands of people from over ninety countries regularly visit White Horse Inn and Modern Reformation. We hope this reconfigured site makes it easier for you to find the tools to help you […]

WHI-956 | The Narcissism Epidemic

Is Narcissism on the rise? And if so, has it affected American Christianity? On this edition of the White Horse Inn, Michael Horton talks with Dr. Jean Twenge, author of Generation Me, and co-author of The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement.