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The Case Against Radical Christianity

The current issue of Christianity Today includes a review Michael Horton’s new book Ordinary. The Case Against Radical Christianity:  Michael Horton’s message to restless believers:  Stay put, and build the church. by Philip Cary “Sometimes you can tell quite a bit about a book from its cover. On the outside, Michael Horton’s Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a […]

The Messianic Feast, Part 2

Continued from The Messianic Feast, Part 1 You may recall that as the people of Israel sojourned through the desert, they often failed to trust in God’s provision. They frequently grumbled, whined and complained about their situation as though God would fail to provide for the very people he just rescued. Ps 78 recounts this period, […]

The Messianic Feast, Part 1

In their most recent album, Songs of Innocence, U2 has included a song that evokes a number of biblical images. The song is titled “Sleep Like a Baby Tonight,” and the particular lines that I find interesting are as follows: You dress in the colors of forgiveness Your eyes as red as Christmas Purple robes are folded on […]

Program Mixup

Last week we inadvertently uploaded the Sept 14th audio rather than the podcast file for Sept 7th.  So if this week’s program sound’s like a re-run, you need to go back and listen to the Sept 7th program, which you can access here.  Sorry for the mixup!

Brazil Video Clip 2: Mike Horton on the Book of Job

Last night Michael Horton spoke on the book of Job at the Fiel Leadership Conference in Aguas de Lindoia (video clip: mhbrazilclip2). This morning he spoke on the topic of The God of the Empty Tomb, which was an exposition of John chapter 11 and the story of the raising of Lazarus. Later this afternoon […]

Video Clip of Michael Horton Speaking in Brazil

It’s 11:25am in Aguas de Lindoia, Brazil, and Michael Horton is giving a plenary address titled “Is Any Body Up There?” before a few thousand attendees at the Fiel Leadership Conference on the theme of The God Who is There.  Other speakers include D.A. Carson, Augustus Nicodemus Lopes, Heber Campos Jr., and many others. To […]

Michael Horton Speaking & Traveling in Brazil

This past Friday, Michael Horton arrived in Sao Paulo, Brazil in order to give a talk on “Calvin & The Christian Life” at Mackenzie University. Sao Paulo is one of the world’s most populated cities (number six according to Wikipedia), and Mackenzie University is a large conservative Presbyterian college (sometimes referred to as the Yale […]

Not Having a Righteousness of My Own, Blog 4 of 4

In this fourth and final blog entry on Paul’s letter to the Philippians, I’d like to draw your attention to verses 10 and 11 of chapter 3: Phil 3:10-11 I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and […]

Not Having a Righteousness of My Own, Part 3

In the last blog piece I discussed Paul’s use of the word “dung” to describe not his sins, but his righteousness. He goes on to say that he desires to be “found in [Christ], not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness […]

Not Having a Righteousness of My Own, Part 2

In the last installment of this blog series, we introduced Paul’s letter to the Philippians as a companion to our current White Horse Inn series. In this piece, and for the remaining three installments, we’ll be focusing exclusively on Philippians chapter 3. In this chapter, Paul walks us through his own background as a “Hebrew […]