Articles

 

Following the Footsteps of the Great Physician: Healthcare in the Early Church

by David Robinson

January 13, 2021

Before the advance of Christianity, chronic or severe illness was viewed with suspicion and many people shared the experience of the woman in the Gospel account. The church acted as a surrogate family, which cared for both its own members and those outside

 

Calvin, the King and Civil Disobedience

by Joe Boot

January 8, 2021

The reality and power of the God and gospel proclaimed by Calvin and others at the Reformation shook the nations and steadily transformed Western civilization.

 

The Root of Jesse: Unifying and Renewing a Divided Life

by Joe Boot

January 5, 2021

The Fall into sin consists in a radical corruption at the root of our entire being that necessitates new birth – entailing an equally radical restoration and renewal of all life.

 

The Name on His Thigh: King of Kings and Lord of Lords

by Joe Boot

December 22, 2020

He whom we celebrate as born in the manger is King of kings and Lord of Lords. It is His Word, like a sharp sword wielded through his people, which strikes the nations and subdues them. This Word of the gospel of the birth, death, resurrection, ascension and session of Christ to the seat of all power and authority remains the power of God to salvation for every age.

 

Vaccination for the Nation?

by Ted Fenske

December 17, 2020

Ezra Institute Fellow Dr. Ted Fenske explains the origins and nature of modern vaccines, and addresses some of the ethical considerations surrounding them.

 

A Call to Divine Obedience

by Aaron Rock

November 27, 2020

Incarnational ministry is fundamental to human health and spiritual well-being. We cannot afford to draw back from all risk or we will lose the very thing we fight for: life and liberty.

 

On the Brink: The Criminalization of Christianity in Canada

by Joe Boot

September 28, 2020

If we would be free of overreaching state interference, we must speak up now, before historic freedoms are legislated out of existence.

 

The Omnipotence of the Utopian Godhead

by Joe Boot

September 22, 2020

In the previous article I discussed how a necessary tenet of the doctrine of God – or any God-substitute – is unity. God cannot be divided against Himself, and anything trying to take the place of God must counterfeit this unity. A second necessary aspect to any doctrine of God is omnipotence. Clearly, if God […]

 

A New Doctrine of God: The Unity of the Utopian Godhead

by Joe Boot

September 9, 2020

Both the doctrine of God and the kingdom of God are inescapable categories. Satanically inspired utopian thought cannot remove them, so it must counterfeit them.

 

The Makings of the Utopian Power State

by Joe Boot

September 2, 2020

Man in a world without God has an insatiable desire for control, rooted in the hope that man can be liberated from unpredictability into the true freedom of necessity.

 

Freedom, the Church and State Absolutism

by Joe Boot

July 15, 2020 | Romans 

What is the biblical relationship between church and state, and what should biblical law look like in a new covenant world?

 

Justice, Race and Revolution

by Joe Boot

July 6, 2020

Only the gospel of the kingdom that announces jubilee in Jesus Christ is able to bring reconciliation where oppression, hatred or resentment, conflict and acts of vengeance between peoples once reigned.