Christless Christianity - The White Horse Inn
Michael Horton's White Horse Inn series on Christless Christianity (2008).
Crossless Christianity - The White Horse Inn - #875
Many Christian leaders today point to Jesus as a good moral guide (WWJD), an inspirational figure of self-sacrifice, or one who resolves our problem with loneliness. And in doing so, these shepherds have managed to avoid one of the most central teachings of the entire Bible; namely Jesus' atoning...
Joel Osteen - A Case Study in American Religion - The White Horse Inn - #876
Why is Joel Osteen so popular? Is he a faithful representative of the Christian Faith, or is his message more about self-help and personal motivation? On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts will examine the theology of this bestselling author as they continue their series "Christless C...
Good Advice vs. Good News - The White Horse Inn - #879
At the core of just about every major religion is something we call advice, or a set of instructions intended to help you live a better life. But is that what lies at the heart of the Christian faith? Tips and instructions for personal transformation? Whatever happened to the Christian gospel?
That's Entertainment - The White Horse Inn - #878
In order to attract larger numbers, many churches throughout America have made their services more upbeat and entertaining. On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts examine the history of this confusion between Church and Theatre, as they continue their series "Christless Christianity."
Come to the Garden Alone - The White Horse Inn - #881
Too often, churches in our day focus our attention on Christian experiences rather than Christ. In the process these bodies have emphasized the subjective over the objective, personal testimonies over historical facts, and self-centered spirituality over Biblical Christianity. On this edition of ...
Pierced For Our Transgressions - The White Horse Inn - #884
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, Michael Horton talks with Dr. Andrew Sach, one of the authors of a new book titled, Pierced for Our Transgressions: The Glory of Penal Substitution, about the various popular, yet inadequate, theories of the meaning and significance of the cross of Christ.
Christianity vs. Liberalism - The White Horse Inn - #885
What are the main differences between classical vs. liberal approaches to the Christian faith? In the 1920's, J. Gresham Machen argued that these two perspectives were in reality two completely different religious systems. Was he right? That's the focus of this edition of the White Horse Inn as t...
The Gospel According to Barnes & Noble (P1) - The White Horse Inn - #887
What are the "Gnostic Gospels" and why do books featuring these documents appear to dominate the religion and spirituality shelves of major bookstore chains? How do these documents differ from the traditional Gospels found in the New Testament? In addition to the regular WHI panel, this program a...
The Gospel According to Barnes & Noble (P2) - The White Horse Inn - #888
On this edition of the White Horse Inn the hosts continue to contrast the historic Christian gospel with numerous popular alternatives, especially those found in the religion and spirituality sections of major bookstore chains. In particular, the hosts interact with some of the bestselling books ...
The Glory Story - The White Horse Inn - #902
On this edition of the White Horse Inn the hosts discuss the influence of both Pelagianism and Gnosticism in the American religious landscape. And the net result is what they refer to as "the Glory Story." In contrast to the theology of glory, however, the hosts make a case for recovering a clear...
An Interview with R.C. Sproul - The White Horse Inn - #909
On this edition of the White Horse Inn, Michael Horton talks with R.C. Sproul, Chairman of Ligonier Ministries and author of numerous books including The Holiness of God, The Truth of the Cross, and Knowing Scripture. Mike & R.C. discuss many of the themes relating to the year-long WHI theme, "Ch...
Creed or Chaos? - The White Horse Inn - #915
What is orthodoxy, and what beliefs are "beyond the pale?" Is there really such a thing as heresy? On this edition of the White Horse Inn the hosts take a look at the boundaries of orthodoxy, and the crucial role that creeds play in forming our understanding of the Christian faith.
What is a True Church? - The White Horse Inn - #916
In the last episode (Creed or Chaos - #915) the hosts defined the boundaries of the Christian faith, but this week they will spend some time examining the substance of true faith and practice, specifically taking a look at the marks of a true church. How is one to tell a true church from a false ...
We Preach Not Ourselves - The White Horse Inn - #920
If Christless Christianity is the problem of our time, what's the solution? Preaching Christ and him crucified! On this program the hosts discuss the importance of Christ-centered preaching, and contrast this approach with the typical presentation of me-centered messages that one regularly hears ...