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“One of them Got Better”

Recently Dr. Horton responded to Bill O’Reilly’s statements about Christianity not being a religion but a philosophy (see A Dangerous Christmas). This past Monday it almost seemed as if Jon Stewart of The Daily Show had read Dr. Horton’s post because he correctly understands the truth claims of Christianity that need to be believed concerning […]

A Christian Response to Same-Sex Marriage

As a minister of the Word, I am not only authorized but commanded to speak in God’s name where he has clearly spoken. The authority of the church’s speech is undermined either by saying too little or by saying too much. Ironically, when we respect the limits that God has placed on our public speech […]

Horton in Christianity Today

As the Christmas season kicks into high gear we cannot lose sight of the wonderful gift God gave to his people in the Incarnate Word of God–Jesus Christ. Dr. Horton has an article in Christianity Today discussing why we need Jesus to have come, in the flesh, in real time and space. Click here to […]

Christianity in America: A Roundtable Discussion

With J. I. Packer, James M. Boice, Richard Halverson, William Pannell and Michael S. Horton HORTON: Do you think the complaint that evangelicals in this day and age are shallow and superficial is justified? BOICE: Yes, I would agree with that complaint. For various reasons I think we are contributing to the very thing we […]

New Mosque vs New Church

This interactive map from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life shows the locations of 35 proposed mosques in the United States that have encountered community resistance. ¬†According to the Mosque Study Project 2000, 688 new mosques have opened in the last ten years. According to a 2007 report from Leadership Network, nearly 4,000 […]

What’s the point?

I wasn’t really prepared for something this good, but this article by Andrew Root at the Youth Specialties website is gold. Read it if you’re in youth work, or regularly preach or teach God’s people, or wonder why you don’t seem to fit in with the dominant Christian culture of giddiness. Here’s a teaser: I […]