Today we would like to highlight a message by Michael Horton called, “Ascension and Ecclesia: Promise-driven ministry in a purpose-driven age.” Horton is J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California.
Dr. Horton has taught apologetics and theology at Westminster Seminary California since 1998. In addition to his work at the Seminary, he is the president of White Horse Inn, for which he co-hosts the White Horse Inn, a nationally syndicated, weekly radio talk-show exploring issues of Reformation theology in American Christianity. He is also the editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. Before coming to WSC, Dr. Horton completed a research fellowship at Yale University Divinity School. A member of various societies, including the American Academy of Religion and the Evangelical Theological Society, Dr. Horton is the author/editor of more than twenty-five books, including a series of studies in Reformed dogmatics published by Westminster John Knox.
His most recent books are Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God’s Story; Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World, Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying and Enjoying God Forever, Pilgrim Theology: Core Doctrines for Christian Disciples, The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way and The Gospel Commission. He has written articles for Modern Reformation, Pro Ecclesia, Christianity Today, The International Journal of Systematic Theology, Touchstone, and Books and Culture.
Dr. Horton is Associate Pastor of Christ United Reformed Church in Santee, California, and lives in Escondido with his wife, Lisa, and four children.