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Interviews from 2016


The Origins of Christmas

by David Robinson and Joe Boot

December 21, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, Christmas is not simply a baptized pagan winter holiday. Learn about the historical origins for celebrating Christmas on December 25.


Christmas and Christology in the Early Church

by David Robinson and Joe Boot

December 19, 2016

The early church gave much thought to the person and nature of Christ, while recognizing that it is beyond our limited human capacity to completely capture the mystery of the Incarnation in a formula.


The Paradox of the Incarnation

by David Robinson and Joe Boot

December 8, 2016

The incarnation of God the Son is a deep mystery that has much to teach us about humanity and the nature of authority and leadership.


The Cultural Implications of Islam

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

December 1, 2016

What are the cultural motives inherent in Islam, and what influence do they have in Western society?


Nature & Revelation in Islam

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

November 12, 2016

The doctrine of Tawhid, the absolute unity of God in Islam, has several implications for the doctrines of God and man. Critically, there can be no true knowledge of, or relationship with, God.


Islam: Blasphemy and the Nature of God

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

November 3, 2016

Are Christians and Muslims talking about the same God, or are there irreconcilable differences between the relational, Triune God and the Islamic doctrine of tawhid, the absolute unity of Allah?


The Gospel is a Culture

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

October 4, 2016

How does the church relate to culture? The answer comes down to our understanding of the gospel. The life of God's people is a culture, beginning with the transformation of the individual heart, moving out from there to influence families, societies and the world.


Public Religion

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

July 18, 2016

In light of the headlines, what are the religious commitments on display in modern Western society?


The Bible and Nationalism

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

July 7, 2016 | Revelation 21:24-26

What does Scripture have to say about the existence of nations and national identity? How does this apply to our current geopolitical environment?


The Biblical Role of the State

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

June 30, 2016

Learn about the proper, biblical role of the state in light of the "Brexit" referendum result.

Two Kingdoms

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

June 20, 2016 | 2 Corinthians 5:10

The modern iteration of Two Kingdoms theology is an artificial and unbiblical distinction between sacred and secular. Christ is reconciling all things to himself, and at the end, will hold all men accountable for their works.


Two Kingdom Theology: Errors and Implications

by Joe Boot

June 15, 2016

In most of the modern iterations of "Two Kingdoms" theology, there is an immediate implication of surrender to the secular, godless culture that runs contrary to Scripture.