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Entries Tagged ‘Culture’

Horton Interviewed about Breivik on Issues, Etc.

Our good friend Todd Wilkin from Issues, Etc. called Dr. Horton on Tuesday to talk about his recentblog post on Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian “fundamentalist” and cultural crusader who murdered eighty people at an Oslo camp. Listen to the audio below for Dr. Horton’s take on Breivik’s “mission” and why the confusion of culture […]

A Cultural Mirror?

I’ve never watched the TV show Glee. However, a friend forwarded a couple of interesting takes on a recent episode of this teen life series. One character, a gay atheist (Kurt), encounters friends who are evangelical stereotypes. In one poignant scene, a girl invites Kurt to church and says it’s OK if he doesn’t believe […]

The Lausanne Conversations

Mike Horton has been invited to participate in two conversations leading up to the Lausanne global conference on evangelism in Cape Town this summer. The first of these conversations (part of the “12 Cities, 12 Conversations” campaign) is tonight in Pasadena at Fuller Theological Seminary.  The topic is “Culture Making: The Role of Christians in […]

A New Chapter in the Worship and Culture Wars

It is remarkable that debates about sexual morality (i.e., contraception, gay marriage, gay ordination, etc.) have so climaxed that some Anglicans are now considering mass conversion to Roman Catholicism. All they’ve needed is an invitation, that and the promise to be able to worship as their custom dictates, which is not insignificant thing for many […]

Tell Me Lies, Tell Me Sweet Little Lies

Have you ever been lied to? By your bank? By your boss? By your two year old? We can all answer, yes. What is even more interesting is how we are lied to. The new show, Lie to Me, starring Tim Roth (of Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction fame) as Dr. Cal Lightman, the world’s leading […]

From a Movement to a Church: Part 3

[This is the third part of a four part series from Mike Horton on some of the misunderstandings that are prevalent within American evangelicalism about the "nature, marks, and mission of the church." Parts one and two can be found here.] Misunderstanding #3: The outward form, structure, and methods of the church are not nailed down […]

From a Movement to a Church: Part 2

[This is the second part of a four part series from Mike Horton on some of the misunderstandings that are prevalent within American evangelicalism about the "nature, marks, and mission of the church." Part one can be found here.] Misunderstanding #2: “Getting saved” doesn’t mean “joining a church” Although evangelicals are used to hearing this […]

From a Movement to a Church

[We're starting a four part series from Mike Horton on some of the misunderstandings that are prevalent within American evangelicalism about the "nature, marks, and mission of the church."] Introduction In The Courage to be Protestant, David Wells observes that parachurch ministries are increasingly replacing the church itself.  The question is whether evangelicalism itself has […]