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Who’s Who at the 2014 White Horse Inn Weekend

One of the most exciting things about our 2014 White Horse Inn Weekend is our special guest speakers who literally come to us from around the world! In addition to Mike, Rod, Kim, and Ken—our regular “cast of characters” from the White Horse Inn—we’re pleased to welcome Greg Koukl, Isaac Shaw, and Hicham Chehab. We hope that these brief introductions to our special guests encourage you to register to attend before the end of the early bird promotional rate on January 31, 2014.

 

Greg Koukl is the host of the syndicated radio program, Stand to Reason. He’s a frequent guest on the White Horse Inn, and we’re proud to work with him in the important areas of apologetics and Christian witness. He’s been featured on many secular and religious news outlets across the country, especially when important religious and ethical issues are at stake. His most recent book, Tactics, is the kind of hands-on guide that Christians need to discuss their faith in the public square. Greg has lectured around the world, and we’re honored to have him join us. His keynote address on Thursday night, “Is God a Religious Pluralist?,” will demonstrate the kind of careful thinking and engaging presentation that has made Greg a trusted voice on issues of Christian theology and apologetics.

  • Thursday night keynote dinner address
  • Friday morning panel discussion

 

Isaac Shaw is a busy man! He is both the executive director of the New Delhi Bible Institute and the senior pastor of the Bible Bhavan Christian Fellowship churches—a family of churches across North India. Isaac is responsible for giving leadership to many young pastors, missionaries, and evangelists who are taking the gospel into areas of North India dominated by Hinduism and Islam. He has overseen the establishment of more than seventy churches. We’re blessed to have a man like Isaac who is serving on the front lines of the Kingdom’s expansion to teach us how to engage our unbelieving family and friends with the unique message of the Christian faith. His keynote address on Friday night, “The False Hope of Hinduism,” will introduce many of us to one of the fastest growing religions in the world.

  • Friday night keynote dinner address
  • Saturday morning seminar
  • Saturday afternoon panel discussion

 

Hicham Chehab’s story of his conversion to Christ is an exciting account of God’s faithfulness in the midst of great conflict. Hicham grew up in Lebanon during that country’s bloody civil war. Raised in a Muslim family and drawn to some of the extremist groups that fought during the war, Hicham’s world was turned upside down when a Christian killed his brother. By the grace of God, Hicham was saved from both his rage and his sin and became a pastor in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. He immigrated to the United States where he now serves as a missionary to Muslim immigrants across the Midwest. His seminar on Saturday morning, “The Mission Field Next Door,” will equip you to understand and witness to your Muslim neighbors and friends.

  • Saturday morning seminar
  • Saturday afternoon panel discussion

 

We can’t wait to learn from these men along with you. To register for the Weekend, click here. We hope to see you in Vail, Colorado, next July!

Defend the Faith – “Can the Bible be Trusted?”

Michael Horton recently sat down and answered five of the most common apologetics questions people get when they share their faith with their friends and family. We’ll be posting one each week through the end of the year. For more information on our Defend the Faith campaign and for additional resources to help you “know and share what you believe and why you believe it,” please visit the homepage of our year end appeal.

WHI-1184 | Understanding & Interpreting Scripture

The Bible isn’t actually a single book, but rather a library of sixty-six different texts, each with its own set of interpretive rules. Some of these books are historical narratives, while others are poetry or wisdom literature, and others are doctrinal expositions. How can we be sensitive to these different genres as we prepare to read and interpret the “library” of Scripture? That’s our topic as we continue the series, How to Read Your Bible.

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Defend the Faith — “Doesn’t Science Disprove Christianity?”

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WHI-1183 | Covenant Theology Explored

What is covenant theology and why is it crucial for our overall understanding of Scripture? How does covenant theology relate to our understanding of law and gospel? What is the difference between the Abrahamic and Mosaic covenants? On this edition of White Horse Inn, we discuss these important questions with Mike Brown and Zach Keele, authors of Sacred Bond: Covenant Theology Explored (originally aired Nov 11, 2012).

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Defend the Faith – “How Can Jesus Be the Only Way?”

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WHI-1182 | Understanding the New Testament

How do the Old and New Testaments fit together? Throughout this series we’ve observed that the Bible is not merely a collection of timeless eternal principles, but a historical drama which pushes through the centuries toward climax and resolution. In the New Testament we find ourselves at the climax. The stage has been set. Finally we’ve arrived at the new covenant in which we begin to see the dawn of redeeming grace!

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WHI-1181 | The Big Picture of the Bible

What is the Bible all about? Though this may sound like a basic question, it’s actually one that many people overlook in our day. It’s common in Christian circles today for pastors and Bible study leaders to lose sight of the forest for the trees. In other words, we need to better see how all the books of the Bible fit together and proclaim one big overarching narrative. That’s the focus of this edition of White Horse Inn as we continue our series on reading the Bible.

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WHI-1180 | Wisdom & The Prophets

What are we to make of the wisdom literature of the Old Testament? Are these writings solely concerned with ethics and practical matters? How about the prophetic writings? Why were they included in Scripture, and how should we interpret these texts? On this program we unpack these issues as we continue our series, How to Read Your Bible.

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Charleston Christmas Conference

Friend of the Inn (and frequent contributor to Modern Reformation), Jon Payne, has asked us to tell you about the Charleston Christmas Conference to be held next month in Charleston, South Carolina, where Jon has planted Christ Church,a mission work of the Presbyterian Church in America.

The theme of the conference is “The Glorious Incarnation.” The speakers will be Derek Thomas and Steve Lawson. For more information about the conference, including price, schedule, and location, please visit the conference website.

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