Horner designed the original Humanities program in the Rhetoric School at Trinity Classical Academy, one of the fastest-growing classical Christian schools in the nation, and served as Chair for several years. He continues to mentor the teachers at Trinity.
Horner was named “Professor of the Year” in May 2001, his second year at The Master’s University, and again in 2007. He speaks regularly in a number of venues including national radio, particularly on current theological trends, philosophy and popular culture. He has spoken to Berkeley students on Christianity and popular culture, was invited to give the endowed Kegel Lecture at Caltech on representations of human consciousness in philosophy and art, and speaks regularly on the radio and television with over 100 appearances to date. He and his wife, Joanne, have three children: Seth, Josiah and Rachel, and several grandchildren, and they live in Santa Clarita, California.