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WHI Program Resources from 2007


To listen to the 30 most recent WHI broadcasts, head to our broadcast archives page at Oneplace. For list of older program topics, choose either 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, or 2008.



December 30, 2007
Happy Clappy Worship
Contemporary Christian worship is almost exclusively upbeat and "happy-clappy." But is this the type of worship that is pictured for us in the book of Psalms? Tune in to this "best of" edition of the White Horse Inn to find out.

RELATED ARTICLES
Singing the Blues with Jesus, Michael Horton
The Bible & The Blues, by U2's Bono

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
A Better Way, by Michael Horton
Too Good To Be True, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Matthew Perryman Jones; Song: "Psalm 73"
Album: Indelible Grace II: Pilgrim Days

COMMENTARY
Happy Clappy Worship



December 23, 2007
O Come Let Us Adore Him
On this special edition of the White Horse Inn recorded in our nation's capital, Michael Horton, Ken Jones and special guest Brian Lee discuss Christ-centered worship and the importance of the incarnation.

RELATED ARTICLES
The Glory of the Coming Lord, by Edmund Clowney
What Are We Looking For in the Bible?, Michael Horton
Heaven Came Down, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Him We Proclaim, by Dennis Johnson
Letters to a Diminished Church, by Dorothy Sayers
A Better Way, by Michael Horton

RELEVANT SITE
Christ URC in Washington D.C.

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Mandy Ihrig; Song: "O Come All Ye Faithful"
Album: Indelible Grace: Your King Has Come

COMMENTARY
O Come Let Us Adore Him



December 16, 2007
Heavenly Worship
Recorded before a live audience in Washington D.C., Michael Horton, Ken Jones and special guest Brian Lee discuss a heavenly perspective on worship, as they interact with many themes found in the book of Hebrews. The White Horse Inn: know what you believe and why you believe it!

RELATED ARTICLES
Heaven Came Down, by Michael Horton
Worship in the Church, A Pastor's Roundtable
The Covenantal Summons, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
A Better Way, by Michael Horton
Let's Study Hebrews, by Hywel R. Jones

RELEVANT SITE
Christ URC in Washington D.C.

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: David Hlebo

COMMENTARY
Heavenly Worship



December 9, 2007
Worship in Spirit & Truth
Jesus told the Samaritan woman that true worship was to be done in "spirit and truth." But what does it really mean to worship God in spirit and truth? Tune in to this edition of the White Horse Inn to find out!

RELATED ARTICLES
The Word Proclaimed, by Michael Horton
In Spirit & Truth, an interview with Michael Horton
Worship in the Church, A Pastor's Roundtable

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
A Better Way, by Michael Horton
Pleasing God in our Worship, by W. Robert Godfrey
In the Face of God, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: David Hlebo; Song, "A Touch of the Middle East"

COMMENTARY
Worship in Spirit & Truth



December 2, 2007
What is Worship?
Is worship something to be done once a week, or every minute of our lives? Why do we worship at all? Continuing their discussion of Soli Deo Gloria, the White Horse Inn hosts will be taking a look at the purpose and meaning of worship.

RELATED ARTICLES
Worship in the Church, A Pastor's Roundtable
The Word Proclaimed, by Michael Horton
What Does it Mean to Praise?, by W. Robert Godfrey

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
A Better Way, by Michael Horton
Reaching Out Without Dumbing Down, by Marva Dawn
Letters to a Diminished Church, by Dorothy Sayers

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: David Hlebo; Song, "An Afternoon in Manhasset"

COMMENTARY
What is Worship?



November 25, 2007
Called by God
God not only calls us to be saved, but also to a new way of life. So what does this new life look like, and how is it different from the rest of the world? How are we to understand our secular callings and vocations? That's what's on tap this week at the White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
Our Calling & God's Glory, by Gene Veith
How to Discover Your Calling, by Michael Horton
The Doctrine of Vocation, by Gene Veith

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
God at Work, by Gene Edward Veith
Luther on Vocation, by Gustaf Wingren
Callings, by William Placher

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Shawn Lopez; Song, "Only a Heartbeat Away"
Album: Rites of Passage

COMMENTARY
Called by God



November 18, 2007
Pursuing a Life of Gratitude
Part of what it means to glorify God is to live a life of gratitude in response to God's kindness and grace. But what does this mean and how is it acheived? That's our discussion on this edition of the White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
Gospel Driven Sanctification, by Jerry Bridges
Creeds and Deeds, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton
The Law of Perfect Freedom, by Michael Horton
God at Work, by Gene Edward Veith

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: David Hlebo

COMMENTARY
Pursuing a Life of Gratitude



November 11, 2007
Soli Deo Gloria
What does it mean to Glorify God? Why do Protestants make such a fuss about giving glory to God alone? That's the subject of this edition of the White Horse Inn as the hosts begin their discussion of the final Reformation "sola" in their year long series, "A Time for Truth."

RELATED ARTICLES
To God Alone Be Glory, by John Piper
Can We Give God Glory?, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
A Better Way, by Michael Horton
The Holiness of God, by R.C. Sproul
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Matthew Smith, Song: "Thy Blood Was Shed for Me"
Album: All I Owe

COMMENTARY
Soli Deo Gloria



November 4, 2007
Roman Catholics & Justification
On this edition of the program Michael Horton talks with Robert Sungenis, president of Catholic Apologetics International about the Roman Catholic understanding of the doctrine of justification in order to contrast it with the classical Protestant position. The White Horse Inn: "know what you believe, and why you believe it!"

RELATED ARTICLES
Does Justification Still Matter?, by Michael Horton
What Can Protestants Expect from the New Pope?, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Evangelicals, Catholics, and Unity, by Michael Horton
The God Who Justifies, by James R. White
Roman Catholicism, Essays by Drs. Horton, Riddlebarger, and others.

AUDIO FOR PURCHASE
What Still Divides US? A Protestant / Catholic Debate, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: The Informants, Song: "Monkey by the Sea

COMMENTARY
Roman Catholics & Justification



October 28, 2007
The 490th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
Happy Reformation Sunday! What was the Reformation all about, and who were its principle players? Do we still need a Reformation, or have all the original conflicts been resolved? That's the topic on this edition of the White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
The State of the Church..., by Alistair McGrath
The Crisis of Evangelical Christianity, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
The Reformation, by Stephen J. Nichols
Martin Luther: Selected Writings, by Martin Luther
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Wes King, Song: "Martin Luther"
Album, The Robe

COMMENTARY
The 490th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation


October 21, 2007
Faith & Assurance
Can we know for certain that we are forgiven and accepted by God? How should we counsel those who struggle with doubt? That's what's on tap this week at the White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
Called by the King, by Peter Anders
Am I Predestined?, by Shane Rosenthal

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton
4 Views of Eternal Security, by Michael Horton, et. al.

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Derek Webb, Song: "The Love of Christ"
Album: Indelible Grace III: For All The Saints

COMMENTARY
Faith & Assurance



October 14, 2007
Faith & The Gospel
What is the Gospel? Is it advice or news? On this edition of the program the hosts discuss these questions and interact with answers from Christians at a recent convention. In addition, Michael Horton talks with D.A. Carson about his work with The Gospel Coalition.

RELATED ARTICLES
Christless Christianity, by Michael Horton
What to Look For in the Gospels, by Martin Luther

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton
Getting The Gospel Right, Cornelis Venema

RELEVANT SITE
The Gospel Coalition Conference

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: David Hlebo, Song: Untitled

COMMENTARY
Faith & The Gospel



October 7, 2007
Justification & Imputed Righteousness
On this edition of the White Horse Inn the hosts discuss the heart of the gospel message, namely, that we are declared righteous not only on the basis of Christ's death, but also because of his perfect obedience in our stead. They also discuss how this doctrine is being either ignored or denied in our time..

RELATED ARTICLES
A Dying Man's Consolation, by Michael Horton
The Secularization of Justification, an Interview with C. Fitzsimmons Allison
Does Justification Still Matter?, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Counted Righteous in Christ, by John Piper
Covenant, Justification & Pastoral Ministry, ed. by R. Scott Clark
The Doctrine of Justification by Faith, by John Owen

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Matthew Perryman Jones, Song: "Love Constraining to Obedience"
Album: Indelible Grace I

COMMENTARY
Justification & Imputed Righteousness



September 30, 2007
Current Controversies Over Justification
Michael Horton is joined on this program by three of his Westminster Seminary California colleagues, Drs. R. Scott Clark, David VanDrunen, and Hywel Jones, in order to discuss their recent book project, Covenant, Justification & Pastoral Ministry.

RELATED ARTICLES
Does Justification Still Matter?, by Michael Horton
Westminster Seminary California Statement on Justification
Déjà Vu All Over Again, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Covenant, Justification & Pastoral Ministry, ed. by R. Scott Clark
Covenant & Salvation, by Michael Horton
The Federal Vision & Covenant Theology, by Guy Waters

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Andrew Osenga, Song: "Jesus With Thy Church Abode"
Album: Indelible Grace III: For All The Saints

COMMENTARY
Current Controversies Over Justification



September 23, 2007
Why Faith Alone Justifies
On this edition of the White Horse Inn the hosts continue to unpack the crucial doctrine of justification sola fide, (by faith alone) as they interact with various answers to some on-the-street questions on this important issue, from a recent Christian convention.

RELATED ARTICLES
Does Justification Still Matter?, by Michael Horton
Reclaiming the Doctrine of Justification, by Rod Rosenbladt

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
By Faith Alone, ed. by Gary Johnson & Guy Waters
Justification, by Francis Turretin
Justification & The New Perspective on Paul, by Guy Waters

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Laura Wall, Song: "God Be Merciful (Ps. 51)"
Album: Indelible Grace II: Pilgrim Days

COMMENTARY
Why Faith Alone Justifies



September 16, 2007
Justification by Grace Alone Through Faith Alone
Martin Luther called the doctrine of justification the article on which the church stands or falls. So why exactly is this doctrine so important? Tune in this week as the hosts continue their discussion of "A Time for Truth" and take a look at the crucial doctrine of justification sola fide.

RELATED ARTICLES
Does Justification Still Matter?, by Michael Horton
The Nature of Justifying Faith, by David VanDrunen
Justification vs. Sanctification (PDF), by Ralph Erskine

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton
Faith Alone, by R.C. Sproul
Commentary on Galatians, by Martin Luther

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Taylor, Song: "Not What My Hands Have Done"
Album: Indelible Grace III: For All The Saints

COMMENTARY
Justification by Grace Alone Through Faith Alone



September 9, 2007
Is Faith a Gift?
Is faith the one work we have to do in order to be saved, or is it a gift that we receive from God? Tune in to this edition of the White Horse Inn as the hosts discuss this question and interact with recent on the street polls to this same effect.

RELATED ARTICLES
The Pelagian Captivity of the Church, by R.C. Sproul
Biblical Conversion & The Modern Church, by Kim Riddlebarger

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton
Willing to Believe, by R.C. Sproul

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Sandra McCracken; Song: Thy Mercy My God
Album: Indelible Grace II: Pilgrim Days

COMMENTARY
Is Faith a Gift?



September 2, 2007
What is Faith?
We asked Christians at a recent Christian convention what they thought faith is? What do you think faith is? Tune in to this edition of the White Horse Inn as the hosts discuss this crucial question as they continue their series "A Time for Truth."

RELATED ARTICLES
Check The Credentials!, by Michael S. Horton
History & Faith, by J. Gresham Machen
Christian Scholarship in the Defense of the Faith, by J. Gresham Machen

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
We Believe, by Michael Horton
What is Faith?, by J. Gresham Machen

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: The Informants; Song: Monkey by the Sea

COMMENTARY
What is Faith?



August 26, 2007
A Movie About Teenagers & God
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, Michael Horton talks with Christian Smith and Michael Eaton about their new documentary Soul Searching: A Movie About Teenagers & God. Based on a five year study of the religious views of American teens, this film presents some troubling findings about the content and quality of the faith being passed on to the next generation.

DVD Coming Soon!
Soul Searching: A Movie About Teenagers & God
This documentary was scheduled to be released this week on DVD but has been delayed. For more information, head to www.revelationstudios.com.

RELATED ARTICLES
Reforming Youth Ministry, by David Fields
Fathers Instruct Your Children, by Kim Riddlebarger
Published Reports by the National Study of Youth & Religion (offsite link)

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Soul Searching, by Christian Smith & Melinda L. Denton
Family-Based Youth Ministry, by Mark Devries

MUSIC SELECTION
Clips and music from the documentary Soul Searching are aired throughout this program.

COMMENTARY
A Movie About Teenagers & God



August 19, 2007
Sin & Grace in the Christian Life
What happens to believers who die with unconfessed sin? That's the question we asked Christians at a recent conference, and you may be surprised by the answers we received. So tune into this edition of the White Horse Inn as the hosts discuss the various views concerning sin and grace in the Christian life.

RELATED ARTICLES
Romans 7 & the Normal Christian Life, by Kim Riddlebarger
The Discomfort of the Justified Life, by Jerry Bridges
The Long War, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
The Law of Perfect Freedom, by Michael Horton
Keep in Step With the Spirit, by J. I. Packer
Christian Spirituality: Five Views of Sanctification, edited by Donald Alexander

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Laura Wall; Song: "God Be Merciful (Ps 51)"
Album: Indelible Grace II: Pilgrim Days

COMMENTARY
Sin & Grace in the Christian Life



August 12, 2007
Grace & Election in the Book of Ephesians
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts take a look at the first two chapters of Paul's letter to the Ephesians in order to better understand what it means to be "predestined according to God's purpose."

RELATED ARTICLES
Grace: How Strange The Sound, by Michael Horton
Who Saves Who?, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton
Commentary on Ephesians, by Charles Hodge

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Sean Lopez; Song: Untitled

COMMENTARY
Grace & Election in the Book of Ephesians



August 5, 2007
Charles Finney & American Revivalism
Who was Charles Finney and how did his ideas affect the formation of modern American Christianity? What did he teach about sin, grace, or even Christ's death on the cross? The answers to these and other questions raised on this edition of the White Horse Inn may startle you!

RELATED ARTICLES
The Legacy of Charles Finney, by Michael Horton
Pelagianism, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Made in America, by Michael Horton
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: David Helbo; Song: Untitled

COMMENTARY
Charles Finney & American Revivalism



July 29, 2007
Free Will?
Many assert that salvation is a direct result of man's free will decision. But is this view biblical? How can those who are "dead in sin" make themselves alive toward God to make that crucial decision? In addition to the roundtable discussion on this issue, Michael Horton will talk with Arminian Theologian, Dr. Roger Olson.

RELATED ARTICLES
Unconditional Election, An Interview with J.I. Packer
Arminian Theology, The Complete Interview with Dr. Roger Olson

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton
Chosen by God, by R.C. Sproul

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: The Informants; Song: "Rendezvous"

COMMENTARY
Free Will?



July 22, 2007
A Radical View of Grace
The Bible depicts men as "slaves to sin" (Rom 7:14), "enemies of God" (Rom 5:10), "powerless" (Rom 5:6), "controlled by the sinful nature" (Rom 7:5), "bound to disobedience" (Rom 11:32), and "dead in sins" (Eph. 2:1-2). If we really believed this about human nature, we'd have to believe in a radical view of grace! Tune into this edition of the White Horse Inn as the hosts continue their discussion of sola gratia.

RELATED ARTICLES
Grace: How Strange the Sound, by Michael Horton
Who Saves Who?, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton
The Bondage of the Will, by Martin Luther

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Dave Hlebo; Song: "An Afternoon in Manhasset"

COMMENTARY
A Radical View of Grace



July 15, 2007
Grace & Law
What's the relationship between the Old and New Testaments, or the Abrahamic and Mosaic covenants? What's the difference between the Law and the Gospel? Tune into this edition of the White Horse Inn as the hosts begin their first program on the topic of sola gratia in our continuing series, A Time For Truth.

RELATED ARTICLES
The Law & The Gospel, by Michael Horton
Concerning Christian Liberty, by Martin Luther

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
God of Promise, by Michael Horton
The Law of Perfect Freedom, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Matthew Perryman Jones; Song: "Jesus I Come"
Album: Indelible Grace III: For All The Saints

COMMENTARY
Grace & Law



July 8, 2007
An Interview with Anne Rice
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, Michael Horton talks with Anne Rice, author of numerous books in the Vampire Chronicles series and Christ the Lord, Out of Egypt. In particular, the focus of the conversation revolves around her return to the Christian faith and her belief in the general reliability and historicity of the New Testament texts after years as an atheist.

RELATED ARTICLES
Author's Note, by Anne Rice
(This is an offsite link to Anne Rice's account of her personal conversion from atheism back to faith, and includes her critical comments about the terrible state of modern NT scholarship).
Into the Light, by Lynn Vincent
(This is an offsite link to an article about Anne Rice published by World Magazine. It also features a short sidebar by Gene Veith on some of the issues that come up in the interview).

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Christ The Lord: Out of Egypt, by Anne Rice
(This book is a work of fiction about the life of Jesus, but does include an interesting afterword by the author about her return to faith after years as an atheist.)
Jesus & The Eyewitnesses, by Richard Bauckham

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist, Dave Hlebo
Song, "To The Dark Side"

COMMENTARY
An Interview with Anne Rice



July 1, 2007
Him We Proclaim
If the main focus of a sermon is to preach Christ, what do we do with the book of Proverbs and a host of other Biblical texts that seem to focus on wisdom for life, or our own personal growth in holiness, etc? That's the focus of this edition of the White Horse Inn as Michael Horton talks with Dennis Johnson about his new book, Him We Proclaim: Preaching Christ in All the Scriptures.

RELATED ARTICLES
Knowing What You're Looking for in the Bible, by Michael Horton
The Glory of the Coming Lord, by Edmund Clowney

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Him We Proclaim, by Dennis Johnson
The Unfolding Mystery, by Edmund Clowney

MUSIC SELECTION
"Thou Lovely Source of True Delight," by Matthew Perryman Jones
Album: Indelible Grace I

COMMENTARY
Him We Proclaim



June 24, 2007
Evangelism & The Book of Acts
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts will discuss the character of Christian proclamation, especially in the context of unbelievers. Joining in this conversation is William Willimon, author of Peculiar Speech and The Intrusive Word.

RELATED ARTICLES
A New Evaluative Question: "Would Jesus Have to Be Crucified to Make This Sermon Work?", An Interview with William Willimon
"For the Sake of the Gospel": Paul's Apologetic Speeches, by Kim Riddlebarger

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
The Intrusive Word, by William Willimon
Peculiar Speech, by William Willimon

MUSIC SELECTION
David Hlebo, Untitled

COMMENTARY
Evangelism & the Book of Acts



June 17, 2007
Preaching Christ
Tired of dull, moralistic sermons that don't proclaim Christ? On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts talk with Rev. Dick Lucas, founder of The Proclamation Trust, about the state of preaching here in the States and throughout the U.K. Originally broadcast in 1995, you won't want to miss this White Horse Inn classic!

RELATED ARTICLES
Wanted: Ministers Who Preach Not Themselves but Christ, by Michael S. Horton
What Are We Looking for in the Bible?, by Michael S. Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Teaching John, by Dick Lucas
Preaching The Whole Bible As Christian Scripture, by Graeme Goldsworthy

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist, Dave Hlebo

COMMENTARY
Preaching Christ



June 10, 2007
Prophet, Priest & King
If Jesus is presented merely as a coach, therapist, or moral reformer, is this enough to be considered "Christ-centered"? Tune in to this edition of the White Horse Inn as the hosts examine the "three offices of Christ" in the pages of Scripture.

RELATED ARTICLES
The Triple Cure, by Kim Riddlebarger
What are We Looking for in the Bible?, by Michael S. Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
God of Promise, by Michael S. Horton
According to Plan, by Graeme Goldsworthy

MUSIC SELECTION
The Informants, "Monkey by the Sea"

COMMENTARY
Prophet, Priest & King



June 3, 2007
Christless Christianity
On this edition, the hosts continue our year-long series, "A Time for Truth", by evaluating some of the ways which contemporary Christianity has become distracted from the person and work of Jesus Christ.

RELATED ARTICLES
Christless Christianity, by Michael Horton
"Redeemer" & "Redemption" (PDF), B.B. Warfield

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Made in America, by Michael Horton
Soul Searching, by Christian Smith & Melinda L. Denton

MUSIC SELECTION
Sean Lopez, "Only A Heartbeat Away," from his album Rites of Passage

COMMENTARY
Christless Christianity



May 27, 2007
Why Christ Alone Saves
What is the meaning of Christ's atonement? Why do Christians claim that Jesus is the only way to be saved? What does it even mean to be saved? That's our topic on this edition of the White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
Christ's Impossible Prayer in Gethsemane, by Brent McGuire
The Megashift Debate, featuring Clark Pinnock and Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Christ Alone, by Rod Rosenbladt
Only One Way?, edited by Richard Phillips and featuring essays by David Wells, D.A. Carson, Phil Ryken and others

MUSIC SELECTION
Dave Hlebo, "An Afternoon in Manhasset"

COMMENTARY
Why Christ Alone Saves



May 20, 2007
Who Do You Say That I Am?
Who do Muslims say that Jesus is? How about Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, Liberal Protestants, and others? But most importantly, who do you say that he is? Join the White Horse Inn hosts on this edition as they seek to answer this crucial question that Jesus himself raised.

RELATED ARTICLES
God in Three Persons, by Michael Horton
Are Mormons Trinitarian?, An Interview with Dr. David Paulsen

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Kingdom of the Cults , by Walter Martin
Without A Doubt, by Ken Samples

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Sandra McCracken; Song: "Who is This?"
Album: Indelible Grace IV: Beams Of Heaven

COMMENTARY
Who Do You Say That I Am?



May 13, 2007
The Person of Christ: A Matter of History or Faith?
What can we know about Jesus Christ from history? Can the Gospels be considered historical documents? Is Christianity based on fact or faith? These questions and more will be addressed on this edition of The White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
Is The New Testament Reliable? (PDF file), by Shane Rosenthal
The Historical Jesus, by Paul Zahl

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Jesus & The Eyewitnesses, by Richard Bauckham
The Historical Jesus: Ancient Evidence for the Life of Christ, by Gary Habermas

VIDEO
Resurrection: A Search for Answers, by ABC News
This ABC News Special on the question of the Resurrection is one of the few documentaries that includes conservative representatives such as Lee Strobel, author of The Case for Christ, and Paul Maier, former WHI guest and editor of Josephus, The Essential Writings. This video is available for download / purchase via iTunes.

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: The Informants; Song: "Blue Waters"

COMMENTARY
The Person of Christ: A Matter of History or Faith?



May 6, 2007
The Quest for Relevance
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts talk with Os Guinness, author of Prophetic Untimeliness: A Challenge to the Idol of Relevance, and Fit Bodies Fat Minds: Why Evangelicals Don't Think and What to Do About It.

RELATED ARTICLES
2007: A Time For Truth, by Brenda Jung
Wanted: Ministers Who Preach Not Themselves But Christ, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Prophetic Untimeliness: A Challenge to the Idol of Relevance, by Os Guinness
A Better Way, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Dave Hlebo; Song: To the Dark Side

COMMENTARY
The Quest for Relevance



April 29, 2007
Christ's View of Scripture
Because there are numerous theories about the nature and origin of the Bible, things may get confusing at times. But there's a simple test to apply to any theory about the nature of Scripture, and that is to compare every view with Christ's own statements about the character and reliability of God's sacred Word.

RELATED ARTICLES
Why Inerrancy Still Matters, by Kim Riddlebarger
The Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Scripture Alone, by R.C. Sproul and Keith Mathison
Inerrancy, edited by Norman Geisler, featuring essays by J.I. Packer, R.C. Sproul and others

MUSIC SELECTION
The White Horse Inn

COMMENTARY
Christ's View of Scripture



April 22, 2007
Does God Speak Outside of the Bible?
Should we still look for modern prophets, or has revelation ceased? How do we know that the Bible is the only book that qualifies as the Word of God? These questions and more will be addressed on this edition of the White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
Reformation Essentials, by Michael Horton
The Qur'an's Challenge to the Bible, by Adam S. Francisco

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Sola Scriptura, edited by Don Kistler, forward by Michael Horton
The Shape of Sola Scriptura, by Keith Mathison

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Dave Hlebo; Song: Untitled;
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
Does God Speak Outside of the Bible?



April 15, 2007
The Character of Scripture
Is the Bible myth or history? Was it written by God or men? Does it contain errors or is it all true? On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts will tackle these questions and more as they discuss the Christian view of Scripture.

RELATED ARTICLES
Why Inerrancy Still Matters, by Kim Riddlebarger
The Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Inspiration & Authority of the Bible, by B. B. Warfield
Inerrancy, edited by Norman Geisler, featuring essays by J.I. Packer, R.C. Sproul and others

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Dave Hlebo; Song: "An Afternoon in Manhasset";
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
The Character of Scripture



April 8, 2007
Is What We Know of Jesus Wrong?
Have archaeologists uncovered the tomb of Jesus? Was Jesus married to Mary Magdalene? On this edition of the White Horse Inn, Michael Horton discusses current bizarre theories about Jesus with Ben Witherington, author of What Have They Done with Jesus: Beyond Strange Theories & Bad History -- Why We Can Trust the Bible.

RELATED ARTICLES
Liberalism or Christianity, by J. Gresham Machen
An Interview with Peter Jones (featuring discussions of the Gnostic Gospels and The Da Vinci Code)

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
What Have They Done With Jesus?, by Ben Witherington, III
Fabricating Jesus, by Craig Evans

MUSIC SELECTION
Not Available

COMMENTARY
Is What We Know of Jesus Wrong?



April 1, 2007
Biblical Ignorance
In our informal surveys we've conducted over the years, most Christians cannot name the Ten Commandments. Why is biblical ignorance so common among Christians today? That's our discussion on this edition of The White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
The Greatest Drama Ever Staged, by Dorothy Sayers
I Hate My Generation, by Shane Rosenthal

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Fit Bodies, Fat Minds, by Os Guinness
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
The White Horse Inn

COMMENTARY
Biblical Ignorance



March 25, 2007
The Problem of Interpretation
How do we know if we are interpreting the Bible correctly? Is there even such a thing as a "correct" interpretation? These questions and more will be discussed on this edition of The White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
Thinking Clearly About the Clarity of Scripture, by Richard Lints
What Are We Looking For in the Bible?, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Exegetical Fallacies, by D.A. Carson
God of Promise, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Dave Hlebo; Song: "To The Dark Side";
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
The Problem of Interpretation



March 18, 2007
Why Do Christians Believe the Bible?
Many people believe the Book of Mormon because they feel a "burning in the bosom." Others believe in a particular holy book because of family tradition or culture. So why do you believe the Bible? That's our subject on this edition of the White Horse Inn as we continue our series, "A Time For Truth."

RELATED ARTICLES
History & Faith, by J. Gresham Machen
Basic Apologetic Questions

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?, by F.F. Bruce
The Case For Christ, by Lee Strobel

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Ezra Thomas; Song: "Where I Am";
Album: Weight of Being

COMMENTARY
Why Do Christians Believe the Bible?



March 11, 2007
Reaching Out Without Selling Out
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts talk with Mark Driscoll, pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, about creative ways of reaching out to non-Christians without dumbing down the Christian message, as well as other ideas presented in his book, Radical Reformission.

RELATED ARTICLES
Postmodern Ministry, by Various Authors
The Key to Postmodern Evangelism, By Rico Tice
Gospel Confidence for New Churches, by Michael Kelly
Peculiar Truth:Postmodern Preaching, by William Willimon
Modern Pluralism: Challenges Old and New, by Rachel S. Stahle
Redefining "Worship" for an Autonomous Age, by Ronald Feuerhahn
Every-Generation Youth Ministry, by G. Mark Sumpter
Transforming Truth: Apologetics in a Postmodern World, by William Edgar
The Soul of a University:Faithful Campus Ministry, by Rod Mays
Using the Gospel to Share the Gospel, Interview with Rico Tice

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Radical Reformission, by Mark Driscoll
Reaching Out without Dumbing Down, by Marva Dawn

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Laura Taylor; Song: "Let Us Love & Sing & Wonder";
Album: Indelible Grace III: For All The Saints

COMMENTARY
Reaching Out Without Selling Out



March 4, 2007
Finding Truth in a World of Spin
If everyone has their own "spin" on reality, can truth ever really be attained? Is there any place in the world that is ever completely spin free? On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts discuss these and other related questions as they continue the series, "A Time for Truth".

RELATED ARTICLES
The Promise-Driven Life,
by Michael Horton
Pop Goes Postmodernism,
by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Letters to a Diminished Church, by Dorothy Sayers
Too Good To Be True, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: The Informants; Song: "Rendezvous";
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
Finding Truth in a World of Spin



February 25, 2007
The Question of Tolerance
What are we to think about tolerance? Is intolerance always wrong? Is it possible to be over-tolerant? Tune in to this week's discussion on the White Horse Inn as the hosts continue their series, "A Time For Truth."

RELATED ARTICLES
The Dangers & Delights of Postmodernism, by D. A. Carson
Unity and Diversity in the New Testament, by Shane Rosenthal

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Only One Way?, edited by Richard Phillips
Is Jesus the Only Way?, by Phillip Ryken

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Dave Hlebo; Song: "An Afternoon in Manhasset";
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
The Question of Tolerance



February 18, 2007
The Emergent Church Movement
What is the Emergent Church and how is it related to postmodernism? Tune in this week as the hosts evaluate this new movement and discuss its implications for the current and future church.

RELATED ARTICLES
Settlers, Pilgrims, and Wanderers, by Michael Horton
Experiencing Emergent, by Shane Rosenthal

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
The Church in Emerging Culture: Five Views,
edited by Leonard Sweet and features Michael Horton, Brian McLaren & others.
Loving God with All Your Mind: Thinking as a Christian in the Postmodern World, by Gene E. Veith

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: White Horse Inn production music; Song: Untitled;
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
The Emergent Church Movement



February 11, 2007
Postmodernism: Friend or Foe?
How has modernism evolved into postmodernism? What are the characteristics of this postmodern age? How do postmodern worldviews help and hinder the truth? Find out on this week's edition of the White Horse Inn.

RELATED ARTICLES
The Tower of Babel, by Michael Horton
Where Now?: Suggestions for the Way Forward, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
The Gagging of God, by D. A. Carson
Postmodern Times, by Gene E. Veith

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Dave Hlebo; Song: Untitled;
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
Postmodernism: Friend or Foe?



February 4, 2007
Narcissism Gone Wild
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts discuss the rise of narcissism in contemporary culture and explore how self-centeredness has become the focus not only outside of the church but also within it. How have self-help, self-worship, and preoccupation with self become dominant in contemporary faith and practice? Tune in this week to find out.

RELATED ARTICLES
Gnostic Worship, by Michael Horton
Wanted: Ministers Who Preach Not Themselves, but Christ,, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Culture of Narcissism, by Christopher Lasch
Too Good To Be True, by Michael Horton

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: The Informants; Song: "Blue Waters"
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
Narcissism Gone Wild



January 28, 2007
Distracted from the Truth
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts discuss the difference between denying and distorting the truth by examining Satan's tactics in the first temptation. What are some of the ways modern Christians distort God's revealed truth? Tune in this week to find out!

RELATED ARTICLES
Corinthian Distractions, by Michael Horton
The American Religion, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
A Better Way, by Michael Horton
The Screwtape Letters, by C. S. Lewis

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Ezra Thomas; Song: "Galveston"
Album: Promise Land

COMMENTARY
Distracted from the Truth



January 21, 2007
Has God Really Said?
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts discuss the difference between denying and distorting the truth by examining Satan's tactics in the first temptation. What are some of the ways modern Christians distort God's revealed truth? Tune in this week to find out!

RELATED ARTICLES
The Way Forward, by Eric Landry
Liberalism or Christianity?, by J. Gresham Machen

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
God of Promise, by Michael Horton
The Screwtape Letters, by C. S. Lewis

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Dave Hlebo; Song: "To The Dark Side"
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
Has God Really Said?



January 14, 2007
Truth & Arrogance
Is it arrogant to believe in absolute truth? Are Christians arrogant for accepting Christ's claim to be "the way, the truth, and the life"? Why did Jesus make the claim, "No man comes to the Father but by me"? Tune in to this edition of the White Horse Inn as the hosts continue to discuss the importance of recovering truth in our time.

RELATED ARTICLES
Without Excuse, by Michael Horton
Basic Apologetic Questions, with William Cwirla, Michael Brown and others

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Only One Way? Reaffirming the Exclusive Truth Claims of Christianity, edited by Richard Phillips
Christ Alone, by Rod Rosenbladt

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Ezra Thomas; Song: "This House"
Album: Promise Land

COMMENTARY
Truth & Arrogance



January 7, 2007
A Time For Truth
Join the hosts this week as they introduce and outline the theme for 2007, "A Time For Truth." What truths need to be recovered and why? What forces are encouraging us to deny or distort truth? Join us as we launch the New Year!

RELATED ARTICLES
The Way Forward, by Eric Landry
When the Salt Loses its Savor, by Michael Horton

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
No Place for Truth, by David Wells
Here We Stand, edited by James Boice and Ben Sasse

MUSIC SELECTION
Artist: Dave Hlebo; Song: Unavailable
Album: Unavailable

COMMENTARY
A Time For Truth


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