Welcome to the 101st episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Dr. Michael Horton about his book Rediscovering the Holy Spirit: God’s Perfecting Presence in Creation, Redemption, and Everyday Life (Zondervan Academic, 2017)

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Dr. Horton’s life, marriage, ministry, and upcoming ministry projects.
  • How the Holy Spirit has been revealed in redemptive history.
  • The need for theological precision in our prayer life.
  • Jesus’ teaching in the Farewell Discourse.
  • What it will take to recover a biblical and Reformation understanding of the Holy Spirit in evangelicalism.
  • A positive vision for what Christians can do about issues related to the Holy Spirit.

About the Guest:

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 and co-host of the nationally syndicated White Horse Inn radio broadcast. 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.

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