A Better Way: Rediscovering the Drama of God-Centered Worship [NOOK Book]

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"There is a distinct weariness with market-driven, showbiz worship. The pendulum has swung to the longing for transcendence, substance, challenge, and biblically driven worship. Michael Horton shows us the way." --Robert Webber, president, Institute for Worship Studies; author of Ancient-Future Faith

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A Better Way: Rediscovering the Drama of God-Centered Worship

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Overview

Now in paper!

"There is a distinct weariness with market-driven, showbiz worship. The pendulum has swung to the longing for transcendence, substance, challenge, and biblically driven worship. Michael Horton shows us the way." --Robert Webber, president, Institute for Worship Studies; author of Ancient-Future Faith

"Horton's enlivening wisdom is surely a godsend to all evangelicals." --J. I. Packer, Regent College
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585585038
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/1/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,113,255
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

The Rev. Michael S. Horton (Ph.D.) is president of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals and editor of Modern Reformation magazine. A minister in the United Reformed Churches in North America (URCNA), Horton lives in Escondido, California.
Michael Horton (PhD, University of Coventry and Wycliffe Hall, Oxford) is J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California. He hosts The White Horse Inn radio broadcast and is editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. He is the author/editor of more than twenty books, including Christless Christianity, The Gospel-Driven Life, and The Gospel Commission.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Introduction: A Glorious Theater 10
1 Setting the Stage 19
Part 1 "Faith Comes by Hearing": The Ministry of the Word
2 A Dramatic Script 33
3 Casting New Characters 47
4 How Preaching Works 61
5 Discovering the Plot 81
Part 2 Signs and Seals of the Covenant: The Ministry of Baptism and the Lord's Supper
6 Signed, Sealed, and Delivered 93
7 A Table in the Wilderness 111
Part 3 Our Reasonable Service: Getting Involved in the Drama
8 Tasting the Powers of the Age to Come 125
9 What Should Our Service Look Like? 141
10 Is Style Neutral? 163
11 Taking a Break from the Buzz 189
12 Reaching the Lost without Losing the Reached 211
Notes 243
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