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An Evangelical for Evangelicalism’s Reform

Some in our circles have a pretty cheerful estimate of the state of evangelicalism in America today and identify criticism with “Reformed chauvinism.” In that context, this October 2009 article by Mark Galli, senior managing editor of Christianity Today, is worth reading: “In the Beginning, Grace”.

Book of the Year

We’re pleased to announce that Mike Horton’s systematic theology, The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way (Zondervan), was awarded Christianity Today’s book of the year award in the category of theology/ethics. The judges’ assessment of the book: “Averting his gaze from the kind of popular evangelicalism that is nondenominational in style and never […]

Is Your Pastor a Chaplain or a CEO?

Over at Christianity Today Mark Galli takes a look the various “models” of pastors in America today and encourgages us to recover the pastor who has “care over hurting souls”–the chaplain type. A chaplain is a minister in the service of another. A chaplain at a hospital or in the military is clearly not the […]

“He Contributed Nothing New to Theology” Celebrating Tom Oden’s 80th Birthday

Thomas Oden had a dream in which he was walking through a cemetery and came upon his own tombstone, which read, “He contributed nothing new to theology.” Given his trajectory, there was nothing in the life and work of the young Methodist theologian that would have suggested such a testimony, much less that he would […]

Jesus vs Paul?

Pitting Jesus against Paul used to be a hobby of liberal Protestants.  As this story has it, Jesus proclaimed a kingdom of wide-scale world-transformation, while Paul proclaimed a gospel of personal salvation. The liberal Catholic writer Alfred Loissy once quipped that Jesus announced a kingdom, but instead it was a church that came.  So on […]

Horton on Wright’s Latest

UPDATE: Wright responds Matthew Miller of Christianbook.com interviewed N. T. Wright recently and asked him about this review. Here is the exchange: Matthew: In a recent review, Michael Horton, writing for Christianity Today, was generally supportive of your book. Yet, he took issue with your, at times, negative articulation of the Reformation and its impact […]

Dad Rod Likes It!

Rod Rosenbladt, who early in White Horse Inn history was given the moniker “Dad Rod,” sent over this piece from Mark Galli that was featured on the Christianity Today website on April 15.  Mark Galli is the senior managing editor of Christianity Today, and his recent writing gives us goosebumps. We’re only sorry that it […]

Christ at the Center: Dr. Horton Interviewed by CT

Dr. Horton was recently interviewed by Mark Galli, senior managing editor of Christianity Today, concerning the need for our lives and the church to be driven by the Gospel and the focus to be on Christ. The interview is found on the Christianity Today site:Christ at the Center