Entries for November, 2009
Mike Horton was interviewed recently by Tabletalk’s Burke Parsons. That interview is now being featured on the Ligonier blog. Here’s a snippet of the interview about blogs and whether Mike Horton reads them: Do you read any blogs, and if you do, what are some of the most helpful blogs? I don’t. I’m kind of [...]
[This is the third part of a four part series from Mike Horton on some of the misunderstandings that are prevalent within American evangelicalism about the "nature, marks, and mission of the church." Parts one and two can be found here.] Misunderstanding #3: The outward form, structure, and methods of the church are not nailed down [...]
What is the meaning of Jihad? Is Islam really a religion of peace? What does the Koran say about terrorism? On this edition of the White Horse Inn, Michael Horton discusses these questions and more with Muslim scholar and former professor of Shari’ah law, Sam Solomon, who after his conversion to the Christian faith was forced to leave his country of origin.
According to William Willimon, Christianity is kind of like a foreign language that one is not born with, but must be baptized into. Unfortunately, many preachers today are attempting to “translate” the faith into familiar and comfortable terms that people are used to, but the result, he argues, is that things get “lost in translation.” William Willimon, author of Peculiar Speech: Preaching to the Baptized, joins the panel on this edition of the White Horse Inn.
Dr. Horton was recently interviewed by Mark Galli, senior managing editor of Christianity Today, concerning the need for our lives and the church to be driven by the Gospel and the focus to be on Christ. The interview is found on the Christianity Today site:Christ at the Center
Mike Horton will be speaking in Temecula, California, this Saturday at the Contending for the Gospel Conference. The conference, hosted by Rancho Community Church, features Horton along with other area pastors, each of whom addresses some aspect of the Gospel and our Christian life. The conference begins Friday night and concludes on Sunday night. Registration [...]
MOD: Thanks for the comments, we’re moving on now. There’s been some blog chatter about my having endorsed Scott Hahn’s Covenant and Commu nion: The Biblical Theology of Pope Benedict XVI. Since one blogger I read mistook my endorsement of a study of Benedict’s theology for an endorsement of his theology, I thought it would [...]
[This is the second part of a four part series from Mike Horton on some of the misunderstandings that are prevalent within American evangelicalism about the "nature, marks, and mission of the church." Part one can be found here.] Misunderstanding #2: “Getting saved” doesn’t mean “joining a church” Although evangelicals are used to hearing this [...]
Some postmodern Christians have begun to argue that what we believe is not as important as what we do, and that Christianity is primarily about “living like Jesus.” But are good works enough? Don’t we have to believe something? On this edition of the program the host discuss this issue with Michael Wittmer, author of Don’t Stop Believing: Why Living Like Jesus is Not Enough.