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Christianity.com Video 12 – Misconceptions about Hell

Systematic theology is very important because it helps give us a balanced approach when thinking about tough doctrines. Sure we don’t like talking about hell, but it is a necessary subject because of who God is. Mike Horton causes us to think about these things in the next Christianity.com video interview.

Tomorrow we will see a video where Mike discusses more about the importance of Christians studying theology.

WHI-1068 | The New Covenant

Over five hundred years before the time of Christ, Jeremiah prophesied that the days would come when God would “make a new covenant with the house of Israel” (Jer. 31:31). So how is this new covenant fulfilled in Jesus’ life and sacrificial death? How is it different from the old covenant received by Moses on Mount Sinai? Is it true that before Christ the Old Testament saints were really saved by works? On this edition of the program, the hosts will discuss these questions as they walk through Hebrews 8-10. White Horse Inn: Know what you believe and why you believe it.

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Christianity.com Video 11 – Religious or Spiritual vs. Gospel-Focused

The Friday edition of the Christianity.com video interview of Mike Horton asks him to respond to Christians who claim to be “spiritual” but not “religious.” Mike responds by saying that Christians shouldn’t be either, but to be gospel-focused looking to the incarnate Christ.

Christianity.com Video 10 – What Must We Believe to be Saved?

A proper understanding of faith helps resolve the question of “how much do I need to believe in order to be saved?” Dr. Horton discusses this in the next Christianity.com video.

Christianity.com Video 9 – The One True God is in Fact True!

As we continue our trek through Mike’s Christianity.com videos we come to Mike discussing why we can be certain that God exists and that he is the one true God.

Christianity.com Video 8 – Speaking with Unbelievers, even Muslims, about the Gospel

Getting the gospel out is what the church is called to do in The Great Commission. But how do individual Christians share the gospel with unbelievers be they Muslims or even “Christians” who don’t actually believe? Dr. Horton was asked to address this question in our next Christianity.com video.

In this video Mike mentions a list of points where Christians and our hostile critics agree. That list can be found here.

Mike Horton Invites You to Our Conference at Sea

We’re so excited to host our very first Conversation for a Modern Reformation! Already people from five countries and twenty-two states have registered to join Mike, Rod, Ken, and Kim at our Conference at Sea. The cruise will be a working vacation, an opportunity for you to sit down with other Reformation-minded people from around the world and spend some dedicated time thinking about the future of the church.

Here’s the schedule of events:

January 28th: White Horse Inn Presents: For and Against Calvinism–A Conversation Between Mike Horton and Roger Olson. Mike Horton (a convinced Calvinist) and Roger Olson (a convinced Arminian) will sit down to discuss their differences in this public conversation. Hear them talk about their new books (For Calvinism and Against Calvinism, published by Zondervan); observe their conversation about the issues at stake; and pose your own questions to these two seasoned theologians. This event will require registration, is open to the public, and will be at the hotel our cruise participants will be staying at in Miami. We’ll have more details (exact place and time) in the next few weeks.

January 29th: morning worship at Glendale Missionary Baptist Church and a special live taping of the White Horse Inn. Mike Horton will be preaching at Ken’s church in Miami. Then, all the hosts will participate in a special live taping of the White Horse Inn on Sunday night back at the hotel. This event is free and open to the public. Pull up a stool and join us at the Inn!

January 30th thru February 4th: the conversation begins!  We’ll start things off with a welcome reception and introduction the night of the 30th. We’ll get right to work the next day crafting 95 new theses for a modern Reformation. We’ll intersperse our group work with White Horse Inn tapings and special lectures from each host. In the coming weeks, we’ll post audio excerpts of each of the hosts describing their presentation. There will also be plenty of time to grab a meal or a pint with one of the hosts and the new friends that will join you on board.

February 4th thru…: it’s your turn! After we return to Miami, the real work of reformation begins as we return to our homes, our churches, our friends and family. How will we put the insights that we’ve wrestled with to work in our own circles of influence?

We’re eager to keep up with you, both before and after the cruise: how are you preparing for the important conversations we’ll be having? How are you implementing what you’ve learned? Join our Conversations for a Modern Reformation facebook page and share your insights with folks who will be on the cruise or will be participating in other events all leading up to the 500th anniversary of Luther’s nailing of the 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church.

Be sure to listen to Mike Horton’s recent interview about the cruise that was broadcast on the White Horse Inn on September 4th. You’ll hear what motivated us to start this conversation, how the different elements of discussion, teaching, and conversation will be woven together, and why we think it’s important to spend time together wrestling through these important issues.

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We hope to see you in Miami at all of the different conversations we’ll be hosting. You can register for the cruise here. Other events will be updated in the coming weeks.

Get Liberated!

One of our favorite Floridians and Presbyterians (not necessarily in that order) is Tullian Tchividjian, the pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. You’ve heard him on the White Horse Inn and he’s recently featured an interview with Mike on Law and Gospel at his blog. We’re also excited to announce that we are partnering with him for the Liberate Conference in February 2012.

Here’s how Tullian describes it:

I wholeheartedly believe that the gospel of grace is way more drastic, way more offensive, way more liberating, way more shocking, and way more counterintuitive than any of us realize. There is nothing more radically unbalanced and drastically unsafe than grace. It has no “but”: it’s unconditional, uncontrollable, unpredictable, and undomesticated. It unsettles everything. There is a dangerous depth to the gospel that needs to be rediscovered and embraced…and that’s what the LIBERATE Conference is all about.

Beginning February 23-25, 2012 at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (and every year thereafter) the LIBERATE Conference will explore the depths and riches of God’s scandalous grace in the gospel. We want it to become a catalytic platform for serious thinking about “a more radical gospel.”

So, to help kick off our first annual LIBERATE Conference, I’ve asked some of my friends to join me–a group of unafraid gospel-addicts, steel-spined soldiers of grace: Michael Horton, Paul Tripp, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Scotty Smith, Darrin Patrick, David Zahl, Rod Rosenbladt, and Doug Sauder. Scott Anderson (Executive Director of Desiring God) will be emceeing and Mark Miller (Director of Music at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church) will be leading us in music.

In addition to their conference sessions, Mike and the other cohosts of the White Horse Inn will tape a live recording from the conference. This is a great opportunity for you to see the conversation that you normally just get to listen to.

Plan on joining us in February at Coral Ridge. You can register here.

Christianity.com Video 7 – Christians and the Great Commission

Christianity.com recently asked Dr. Horton in their video series what is The Great Commission? In a video fitting for this year’s White Horse Inn theme Mike explains not only the imperative “Go,” but also the announcement that precedes and the promise that ends that commission.

In this video Mike mentions a list of points where Christians and our hostile critics agree. That list can be found here.

WHI-1067 | The Gospel of God

If you ask contemporary Christians what they think the gospel is, you’re likely to get a number of responses that focus on an individual’s life and testimony. But is the gospel really about what God does for us today? Is the good news we are called to proclaim in the Great Commission chiefly about our changed lives, or about Christ’s life, death, and resurrection? On this program, the hosts tackle this issue as they discuss the implications of Paul’s comments on the “Gospel of God” in 1 Thessalonians 2.

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