Not to let that happen again I mean I have 10 15 kids a year who want to learn about theology and our church s core beliefs In my search or a new curriculum I I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! found Core Christianity I decided to use itor the classStudents read the book discussed in our class and discussed it along with the videos on the core christianity website with an adult mentor The difference in this year s class was night and day Student enjoyed interacting with ideas in the book and were challenged by it Mentors and parents loved the videos and I know a ew of them have started reading the book as wellIn the inal part of our confirmation process our elders interview the students to see if they are ready to become a member of the church Our elders were blown away by our students knowledge and understanding of their Puppet Master faith saying this was byar the most knowledgable and passionate class they ve seen The book has also lead to uite a Swoon: The Heartthrob Activity Book for Good Color-Inners as Well as Beginners few discipleship opportunities with students who want to study some of the things covered in Core Christianity in depth Great overview of the Christianaith Horton does an excellent job of helping us to understand Biblical theology through his 4D s approach Drama Doctrine Doxology and Discipleship I have appreciated this approach Janae (Blacktop, for a long time and have used it in teaching many times T he has doneor usIn Core Christianity author pastor and theologian Mike Horton tackles the essential and basic beliefs that all Christians share What is core to the Christian aith In addition to unpacking these beliefs in a way that is easy to understand Horton shows why they matter to our lives todayThis introduction to the basic doc.
This was a short but excellent overview of the Christian aith It s almost like a very condensed mix between systematic and biblical theology but yet very truthful and engaging I was tempted to give this a 4 star rating but the author definitely nailed the last two chapters I always enjoy when a book ends stronger than what I was expecting it to throughout the middle You can definitely tell Horton has written a ew books before this Not only is it great content obviously but I was uite impressed with how he managed to it this book with such a large scope into less than 200 pages but yet still maintain adeuate detail to the points he was making Overall I highly recommend this book Awesome read Not uite inished but am inding it to be an excellent book Michael Horton s has the ability to make uite complex Bible truths easy to understandI have read several of Dr Horton s books and articles and look orward to Excellent I would highly recommend this book or anyone looking to better understand the core beliefs of the Christian aith Please see the story below to see how it blessed our churchI m a youth pastor at an Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Tulsa Ok Last year I was tasked with teaching out Confirmation class I had never done it before and the class wasn t very good I was determined. What Do All Christians BelieveFor many people words like doctrine and theology cause their eyes to glaze over or they ind them difficult to understand and struggle to see how they are relevant to daily life But theology is Dont Hex with Texas (Enchanted, Inc., farrom boring; it is the study of God and should lead to awe and wonder as we better understand who God is and wha.
Like that he has taken it and applied it to a popular level book so that people can experience it Great book great subject I learned a lot This is the second book by Horton I ve bought and read this year He s very good at explaining the basics of Reformed theology but here he s not covering any ground I ve not already traveled being led by other and Spanish Dagger (China Bayles, frankly informative authors Iound plenty of one liners to underline throughout and they may come in handy in my own Christian essays at times yet I Everyday life in medieval times feel he could ve gone a lot deeper One thing I didind curious was that he makes it clear he doesn t believe in the rapture or seven years of tribulation etc and I think that is very odd North for a man who claims to know the scriptures so well It may be a moot point but it will discourage merom seeking urther material rom Mr Horton Just being honest It s important to overview Christianity and its core beliefs Dead Giveaway from time to time Populist style that narrates Scripture and its purpose in our lives by weaving us into God s story uick read Exactly what I thought it would be Excellent brief brief brief summary of key Christian beliefs Suitableor grade 6ers which means most of the adults at our church could do this That is what I was looking Andrew Lost In the Kitchen for Easy to read clear andocused Well worth the time to rea. Trines of Christianity is a helpful guide by a respected theologian and a popular author and it includes discussion uestions Strange Son: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and the Quest to Unlock the Hidden World of Autism for individual or group use Core Christianity is perfector those who are new to the Nope faith as well as those who have an interest in deepening in their understanding of what it means to be aollower of Jesus Christ.
Michael Horton is the founder of the White Horse Inn a multi media catalyst for Reformation He is editor in chief of Modern Reformation magazine wwwmodernreformationorg and co host of the nationally syndicated White Horse Inn radio broadcast wwwwhitehorseinnorg Michael Horton is also the J Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California Before coming to WSC Michael Horton completed a Research Fellowship at Yale University Divinity School He is a member of various societies including the American Academy of Religion and the Evangelical Theological Society and author of thirty books including a series of studies in Reformed dogmatics published by Westminster John Knox whose final volume People and Place A Covenant Ecclesiology was published in 2008 and won the 2008 Christianity Today Book of the Year award in Theology His most recent book is Ordinary Sustainable Faith in a Radical Restless World He has written articles for Modern Reformation Pro Ecclesia Christianity Today The International Journal of Systematic Theology Touchstone and Books and Culture Michael Horton is a minister in the United Reformed Churches of North America and lives in Escondido with his wife Lisa and four children