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Entries for October, 2011

For Calvinism–Conversations

With the release of Mike Horton’s newest book For Calvinism conversations are beginning to take place. The first is with Westminster Seminary’s Office Hours podcast where Mike discusses the book and why he wrote it. There is another conversation this coming Saturday at Biola University where Mike will be having a conversation with Roger Olson […]

Courageous Christianity?

Anthony Parisi is a filmmaker for New Renaissance Pictures and one of the co-founders of WebSerials.com. His website is www.anthonyparisimedia.com Last weekend saw the release of Courageous, the fourth film produced by the media ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. Opening fourth at the box office with a call to responsible fatherhood, the […]

WHI-1070 | Christianity & the New Liberalism

Is Christianity primarily about what God is doing in your life right now, or what he did one afternoon two-thousand years ago? Is the idea of Jesus “in your heart” more important than Jesus “in the manger” or “on the cross”? Do you value your own personal experience of faith more than what God accomplishes externally through the proclamation of the gospel? In the not-too-distant past, theological liberals were the ones answering yes to questions like these, but increasingly American evangelicals are moving in this direction. On this program, the hosts discuss this troubling trend and offer some challenges to this “new liberalism” of our time (originally broadcast March 23, 2008).

Yes, Virginia, there is a Holy Spirit

I was intrigued by a recent conversation between Doug Wilson and Mark Driscoll (interview video above). I’d prefer to keep my thoughts to myself, but I think there’s a crucial piece missing from the “debate.” As I said in an earlier post ( Reformed and Charismatic?), I’m not willing to die on the hill of […]

For and Against Calvinism

We’re very excited to announce a unique opportunity to witness and participate in the kinds of conversation that matter. Mike Horton and Roger Olson have recently written two books: For CalvinismĀ and Against Calvinism, respectively. They will be on stage together at Biola University on Saturday, October 15, 2011, to discuss their differences and why the […]

Thinking About Pastors Appreciation Month?

Many churches are in the habit of celebrating their pastor’s faithfulness during the month of October. It may be a “Hallmark Holiday” sort of event, but as a pastor who has received several small gifts from my congregation in the fall, I can testify to its place in the life of the local church. This […]

The White Horse Inn is now on Daily Radio in San Diego!

After almost 22 years of being solely a weekly radio show, White Horse Inn is testing itself on daily radio in San Diego on KPRZ (1210 AM) at 10:30am, Monday-Friday! Be sure to tune in at 10:30am PDST to hear our debut! Click here to listen to KPRZ live

WHI-1069 | An Interview with Mark Galli

On this edition of White Horse Inn, Michael Horton talks with Mark Galli, senior managing editor of Christianity Today magazine and author of God Wins: Heaven, Hell and Why the Good News is Better than Love Wins. Mike and Mark spend time discussing some of the troubling aspects of American evangelicalism in general and the theology of Rob Bell in particular. They also discuss Mark’s other new book, Chaos & Grace: Discovering the Liberating Work of the Holy Spirit.