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Entries Tagged ‘Christless Christianity’

Can Christianity Survive Gay Marriage?

Our friend, Gene E. Veith, links to Rod Dreher’s recent article in American Conservative on the death match between Christianity and the changing sexual mores of America. This raises a critically important question: is sex the linchpin of Christian cultural order? Is it really the case that to cast off Christian teaching on sex and […]

The Flying Nones: Latest Report from Pew Research Center

More U.S. adults than ever now identify themselves as “religiously unaffiliated,” according to Pew Research Center. Reporting the Findings The findings, released October 9, 2012, report that this group has grown over the last 5 years from 15% to just under 20%. Dubbed the “nones,” this growing demographic is not only unchurched but doesn’t even […]

Christianless Churches

Michael Horton’s phrase, “Christless Christianity” gets a lot of play in our blog, magazine, and radio program. One of the more timely evidences of the problem will be on full display this Sunday, December 25th. We’re already hearing reports of churches that after offering a slew of programming on Christmas Eve will shut their doors […]

New Audio from Mike Horton

On June 14th, Mike Horton was pleased to be Scott Oakland’s guest on ReformedCast. Mike and Scott spent a few minutes talking about Mike’s book, Christless Christianity, and the state of evangelicalism today.

Congregationalist Casino Night

How bad is the rot in American Christianity? Is our heterodoxy, compromise, and worldliness a modern problem or does it perhaps go deeper, down into the DNA of a faith tradition formed more by revivalism than historic faith and practice? Over at Steadfast Lutherans, our friend and Modern Reformation contributor Mollie Z. Hemingway posted an […]

Horton’s byFaith Interview

Mike Horton was recently interviewed for the Presbyterian Church in America’s denominational magazine byFaith.  The interview is now online. Here is an excerpt: So how does an evangelical church present God accurately to someone who doesn’t know Him? First of all, we can’t put all of the weight on the sermon. The sermon is the […]

W. H. Auden on the Crucifixion

Regular Modern Reformation contributor Rick Ritchie who blogs at Daylight sent over the following thought-provoking quote from the poet W. H. Auden: Just as we are all, potentially, in Adam when he fell, so we were all, potentially, in Jerusalem on that first Good Friday before there was an Easter, a Pentecost, a Christian, or a Church. […]

The Limits of the Law

One of our favorite radio programs around here – other than White Horse Inn of course – is This American Life. Rarely does a week go by without the program taking up some theme that makes us pause and reconsider some great truth about Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Consummation. The May 1, 2009 broadcast (available […]