Michael Horton on Joel Osteen

Various articles on Osteen’s theology by Dr. Michael S. Horton, J. Gresham Machen professor of systematic theology and apologetics at Westminster Seminary California.

Right or Left Brain?

Which direction is the dancer spinning? Try as I might, I can’t see her going anything but clockwise. HT: Grant. (Oops! I came back a few hours later, and now I see her going the other way!) Like that one? Here’s a page full of optical illusions, many animated.

Church Planting and Young Adults

That’s the topic I’m speaking about this weekend, at a church planting rally we’re hosting. I’m going to be focusing on some census data which documents what I already understood, that our new churches tend to be in the suburbs, but young adults tend to live in neighborhoods like Westchase, Galleria, Montrose, and the Medical…

Focus …

A friend who hadn’t been watching the blog for awhile e-mailed and asked, “What’s the focus of your blog these days?” I had to laugh–there isn’t much of a focus. Since I switched to the “Oak Leaves” name it has been a mix of personal, religious, and political (especially issues regarding religious liberty). It is…