White Horse Inn: From Doxology to Discipleship

[display_podcast]What are the stories we tell ourselves, and how do these stories shape what we believe and how we live? What kind of disciples do these stories and doctrines create? How should the gospel and our liturgical practices form us into a discipleship that is following Christ’s call on our lives? How does a life of discipleship flow out of doxology and worship? Why are our daily habits and practices so critical in our discipleship?We need to remind ourselves once again that w … [Read more...]

Breakpoint: What Makes Christianity Different?

One aspect of Christianity is so amazing, that it impresses even the CBS Evening News. [display_podcast]Quick, name the practice that most sets Christianity apart from the non-Christian world. Respect for human life? Not really. Religions such as Jainism have, if anything, an even more uncompromising prohibition against harming any living things.Sexual morality? Again, there are religions—Orthodox Judaism and Islam immediately come to mind—that place an even higher premium on sexual pur … [Read more...]

Breakpoint: The Story of Reality—Really… A Fresh New Look at Worldview

Can we ever really know the meaning of life? A new book dares to say “yes,” and then shows us how. [display_podcast]The cover of a new book my good friend and apologist extraordinaire Greg Koukl makes a very bold claim. It promises to deliver “The Story of Reality: How the World Began, How It Ends, and Everything Important that Happens in Between.”And in only 200 pages, Koukl delivers, walking us through, in a new and fresh way, God’s grand story of the universe. In essence, Koukl presents a … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: A Life of Doxology & Praise

[display_podcast]As contemporary Christians have become increasingly detached from both the drama of Scripture and its doctrinal significance, our praise has shifted from a focus on God and his glory to our individual worship experiences. Yet we are not only called to gather once a week to sing God’s praises and to receive his good gifts, but also throughout the rest of the week to be loving, generous, and hospitable to others in grateful response to all that God has done for us.The h … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: From Doctrine to Doxology

[display_podcast]Everyone has an intricate belief system that takes some kind of faith and leads us to worship. Each belief system, whether secular or religious, is rooted in some kind of narrative or story that ends up forming a person’s core values, goals, and habits. As we have seen in previous episodes, all of these things are bound together. The same is true with the Christian story and how we relate the drama to the doctrines and worship we derive from it.How should we respond to t … [Read more...]

Breakpoint: Faith in the People? (REPUBLICS, DEMOCRACIES, AND GOD)

Will we make it as a nation? That depends on where we put our trust. And lately, it’s been pointed in the wrong direction. [display_podcast]Like many of you, I watched the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. And like many of you, there was much I appreciated in the ceremonies and also things that concerned me.But what really caught my attention were the remarks of New Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. After painting a very grim picture of the st … [Read more...]