Easy to read clear and focused Well worth the time to read Great book great subject I learned a lot Not uite finished but am finding 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 forward to It s important to overview Christianity and its core beliefs from time to time Populist style that narrates Scripture and its purpose in our lives by weaving us into God s story uick read I would highly recommend this book for anyone looking to better understand the core beliefs of the Christian faith Please see the story below to see how it blessed our churchI m a youth pastor at an Evangelical Presbyterian in
Last I tasked with teaching out Confirmation class I had done it before and the class wasn t very good I was determined 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 for a new curriculum I found Core Christianity I decided to use it for the classStudents read the book discussed in our class and discussed it along with the videos. What Do All Christians BelieveFor many people words like doctrine and theology cause their eyes to glaze over or they find them difficult to understand and struggle to see how they are relevant to daily life But theology is far from boring; it is the study of God and should lead to awe and wonder as we better understand who God is and wha. .Tulsa Last Year I
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E and have used it in teaching many times I like that he has taken it and applied it to a popular level book so that people can experience it This was a short but excellent overview of the Christian faith 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
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I was is the second book by Horton I ve bought andwas is the second book by Horton I ve bought and 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 frankly informative authors I found plenty of one liners to underline throughout and they may come in handy in my own Christian essays at times yet I feel he could ve gone a lot deeper One thing I did find 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 for a man who claims to know the scriptures so well It may be a moot point but it will discourage me from seeking further material from Mr Horton Just being honest. Trines of Christianity is a helpful guide by a respected theologian and
a popular author and it includes discussion uestions for individual or group use Core Christianity is perfect forpopular author and it includes discussion uestions for individual or group use Core Christianity is perfect for who are new to the faith as well as those who have an interest in deepening in their understanding of what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ. .
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 few of them have started reading the book as wellIn the final 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 faith saying this was by far the most knowledgable and passionate class they ve seen The book has also lead to uite a few discipleship opportunities with students who want to study some of the things covered in Core Christianity in depth Excellent Exactly what I thought it would be Excellent brief brief brief summary of key
Christian beliefs Suitable for grade 6ers which means most of the adults atbeliefs Suitable for grade 6ers which means most of the adults at church could do this That is what I was looking for Great overview of the Christian faith Horton does an excellent ob of helping us to understand Biblical theology through his 4D s approach Drama Doctrine Doxology and Discipleship I have appreciated this approach for a long tim. T he has done for 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 faith 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.