Informing Faith | Reforming Culture

Equipping Christ-centered cultural leaders to know and
advance a Kingdom vision in every area of life

Who We Are

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At the Ezra Institute we're working to…

  • Restore gospel confidence among God's people
  • Renew understanding of the scope and power of the Word of God
  • Rebuild a Christian philosophy of life for every sphere
  • Recover a message of redemption that claims all of creation as the theatre of God's glory

Training Programs

H. Evan Runner International Academy (004)

advanced studies in cultural leadership and Christian philosophy

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worldview and apologetics training for youth

biblical worldview training for teens

worldview training for pastors and church ministry leaders

advanced studies in faithful cultural leadership

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worldview training for pastors and church ministry leaders

Featured Resources

No Liberty without Law

No Liberty without Law

Today Canada passed Bill C4, asserting that the basis of human dignity consists in radical autonomy from any tradition or authority. Such legislation should leave no doubt whether politics is a moral issue – it is something that Scripture speaks about, and something that ministers ought to speak on both in public and in the pulpit.

The Foundation for Thinking

The Foundation for Thinking

Where do we locate the starting point for human thinking? Descartes famously identified human nature with thought: “I think, therefore I am.” However, the “I” who thinks must find its foundation in something prior to thought. The Christian perspective locates the root of thinking in the heart, which makes a religious choice about the origin of all things.

Blog: Against Coercive Mandates: Power, People, and the Politics of Freedom

Blog: Against Coercive Mandates: Power, People, and the Politics of Freedom

In Christ we are freed from the power of sin and death to serve God and His kingdom purposes and as such are delivered from the tyranny of man playing God.

Answering Listener Questions on Theonomy

Answering Listener Questions on Theonomy

The issue of theonomy has been a perennial question – how do we understand, interpret, and apply the law of God in its original context, as well as the present day? Beginning with the basics, Joe Boot examines the origins and assumptions of the theonomic perspective, explaining that at its root, theonomy is a view of Christian ethics that seeks to take the whole Word of God seriously.

The Church, the Magistrate, and the Law

The Church, the Magistrate, and the Law

Pastor Tim Stephens of Fairview Baptist Church, Calgary, joins us to talk about his experience with Alberta Health Services and the reason he persisted in gathering his church together. Andre Schutten considers some of the legal implications and precedents surrounding Tim’s case, and the nature of the relationship between the church and the civil magistrate.

Climate, COVID, CRT, and the new Counter-Reformation

Climate, COVID, CRT, and the new Counter-Reformation

Tracking the development of Western thought from the Reformation and forward into today, we notice that several contemporary dominant ideas that have their root in self-conscious opposition to God and His Word, and to the idea of man as the image-bearer of God. Chief among these in our own time is the modern green movement. What does a biblical approach to climate stewardship look like?

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