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Entries for August, 2011

What is the Church?

Along with the good folks at Fourth Presbyterian Church and our friends at the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, we cordially invite you to the Washington Conference on the Christian Life to be held October 7-8, 2011 at Fourth Presbyterian in Bethesda, MD. The Washington Conference on the Christian Life is a new conference in the […]

What a concept–Shepherding Pastors

The Gospel Coalition has released another video discussion. In this video Mike Horton leads a discussion with Tim Keller and Matt Chandler concerning the ministry of the church in their shepherding of the sheep. People Want a Pastor from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.

The Final (for now…) Post of the Conversation Between Mike and Tullian

Tullian Tchividjian has conduced a four-part conversation with Mike Horton dealing with some hot topics in the blogosphere concerning legalism and license among other important distinctions. Part one is here, part two can be found here, and the penultimate installment can be read here. The fourth and final section of the conversation has been posted […]

Why presidential candidates’ faith matters

The following is by Rev. Dr. Brian Lee, pastor of Christ Reformed Church in Washington, D.C. and is used with his permission. Dr. Lee orginially posted this on the blog The Daily Caller Twenty-five presidential elections ago, a New York Times reporter wondered aloud whether a major nominating convention was a political event or “an […]

Finish the Mission: For the Joy of All Peoples

The White Horse Inn is going back to Minneapolis to broadcast live from the Desiring God National Conference from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm on Friday, September 23, 2011. The theme of the conference is, “Finish the Mission: For the Joy of All Peoples.” Our program will be titled, “Making Disciples: The Mission & Its Methods.” In […]

Does Worship Really Need to be Exciting?

The following is by Rev. Andrew Compton, associate pastor of Christ Reformed Church in Anaheim, CA and is used with his permission. Rev. Compton is one of the bloggers at The Reformed Reader I’ve been reading through Kevin Roose’s book The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semester at America’s Holiest University. If you have an interest […]

The Third Installment of Tchividjian’s Interview with Mike

Tullian Tchividjian is conducting a four part interview with Mike Horton on the distinction between justification and sanctification and the relationship of the law to the gospel. Part one is here and part two can be found here. The third installment was posted today and can be read here. Here’s a sneak-peek: Some say that […]

WHI-1064 | Preaching the Gospel in an Age of Super-Apostles

In his second letter to the Corinthians, Paul warned his readers about various slick preachers that he referred to as the “super-apostles.” Though their style was smooth and rhetorically attractive, the substance of the gospel was either being ignored, or distorted. So Paul admonishes the Corinthians church saying, “if someone comes and proclaims another Jesus…you put up with it readily enough!” On this edition of the White Horse Inn the hosts discuss Paul’s concerns about style over substance, especially as it relates to trends in the contemporary church.

Part 2 of Tchividjian’s Interview

Tullian Tchividjian is conducting a four part interview with Mike Horton on the distinction between justification and sanctification and the relationship of the law to the gospel. Part one is here. Part two is now available here. Here’s a preview: Mike, what are the three uses of the law? Reformed theology embraces these “three uses”: […]

Is Steve Jobs Dying for Us All?

Like Thomas Edison or Henry Ford, the name Steve Jobs conjures the image of an era more than a product. After battling pancreatic cancer, the Apple co-founder has finally resigned from the company and has resigned himself to one thing over which he has no control: death. In a penetrating essay in Esquire today, Tom […]