Joe Boot

 

The Church and Her Mission

by Joe Boot

November 26, 2020

What do we mean when we talk about “the church”? At the Ezra Institute Church & Culture Pastors’ Colloquium, Joe Boot describes the five different senses that the church is spoken of in Scripture.

 

Responding to a Second Lockdown

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

November 25, 2020

Pray, protest, write, worship and file lawsuits. Joe Boot articulates five approaches that Christians should be bringing to the current lockdown persecution – and it is persecution. Music graciously provided by Jacob Moon.

 

Pastoring in a Technocratic Age

by Aaron Rock and Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

November 18, 2020

Aaron Rock, pastor of Harvest Church in Windsor, discusses the calling of the pastor in an age where it is being made increasingly difficult for the church to fulfill its mission.

 

Polls, Elections, and a Worldview Divide

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

November 11, 2020 | Isaiah Isaiah 33:11-12

As the results of the 2020 US presidential election continue to be contested, we consider how a Christian should think and live in a nation divided between two worldviews, and where many in power refuse to acknowledge the lordship of King Jesus.

 

Cleansing and Raising a Sanctuary

by Joe Boot

November 8, 2020 | John 2:12-25

The cleansing of the Temple was a warning of judgment as well as a prophetic witness to Jesus’ identity.

 

Science, Reductionism and the Myth of Neutrality

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

November 4, 2020

People require a concept of authority – whether the state, popular opinion, or the scientific expert. When people deny God they are not getting rid of ultimate authority, just transferring it.

 

Democracy and the Future of Conservatism

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

October 28, 2020

On this week’s episode of Worldview Wednesday, Joe Boot discusses the growing disillusionment with contemporary conservatism, and offers some principles for thinking about the voting booth.

 

Magna Carta, Freedom, and the Poor

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

October 14, 2020

How do we balance liberty and risk, and what are the biblical principles that apply even in the face of traumatic circumstances?

 

The Voice, the Sign and the Spirit

by Joe Boot

October 11, 2020 | John 1:19-34

 

The Voice, the Sign and the Spirit

by Joe Boot

October 11, 2020 | John 1:19-34

John the Baptist came to know that Jesus was the Messiah by these three things: the voice, the sign and the Spirit.

 

Politics, the Gospel, and Bill C6

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

October 7, 2020

Bill C6 is an attempt to destroy creational normativity and marriage, which are rooted in the triune nature of God.
It undermines the very idea of God’s self-revelation. It strikes at the heart of the gospel.

 

The Niagara 2020 Declaration

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

September 30, 2020

Explaining why a free church is good for all of society, and introducing the Niagara Declaration on the liberties of the church in Canada and the circumstances that prompted its drafting.