Joe Boot

 

A Freed Life and a Free Market

by Joe Boot

May 5, 2021 | Isaiah Isaiah 28:23-29

Economic life, like every other area of life, is motivated by inescapably religious assumptions. As the people of God, it is important that we cultivate a biblical set of economic assumptions. In this week’s episode, Joe Boot addresses a class at Regent University on the question of justice and economics.

 

The Power of Language

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

April 28, 2021 | Romans Romans 12:1-2

The great need of our generation is the recovery of a uniquely Christian mind, which will include a thoroughly Christian approach to language. In our minds, speech, and action we are to be submitted to the authority of Jesus, the Word of God.

 

Living in the Kingdom of God in History

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

April 21, 2021

How do we balance bad news with a confidence in the victory of the gospel, and how should a Christian live and work in this climate?

 

Do You Believe In the Son of Man?

by Joe Boot

April 18, 2021 | John 9

Jesus heard that they had cast him out, and having found him he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” He answered, “And who is he, sir, that I may believe in him?”

 

What is a Christian Vision of Politics?

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

April 14, 2021

The idea of ultimate authority is an inescapable concept, which is clearly on display in our vision of politics. Any claim to authority rests on an idea of sovereignty – it all depends which god you believe in.

 

Humble Government

by Joe Boot and Jonathan Burnside

April 7, 2021

We return to the second half of our interview with Jonathan Burnside, discussing the concept of humble government, beginning with the understanding that the earthly king is himself under a higher law and Sovereign. Music graciously provided by Jacob Moon. Get Joe Boot’s book, The Mission of God.

 

The Hour Has Come

by Joe Boot

April 2, 2021 | John 12:20-36

And Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.

 

Defending Historic Freedoms in Scotland

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras and Tim Dieppe

March 31, 2021

Tim Dieppe is Ezra Institute Fellow for Public Policy and Head of Public Policy at Christian Concern. He joins us to discuss the recent landmark victory for freedom of the church in Scotland and the historic relationship of church and state.

 

What does Biblical Law Teach Us?

by Joe Boot and Jonathan Burnside and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 24, 2021

Ezra Institute Fellow Jonathan Burnside introduces the obvious political implications of the Bible. As a holy nation and a nation of priests, Israel was meant to stand before God in regard to all the nations of the world. By embodying and holding forth the gift of Torah, they were to be a light to all the nations.

 

What is Theonomy?

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 17, 2021 | Hebrews 

All law requires an agreed-upon standard of authority; to speak of theonomy is to speak literally of ‘God’s law.’ But how has that law been applied in different societies throughout history? And how, if at all, does the law of God apply to contemporary society?

 

Apologetics, Politics and Sphere Sovereignty

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 10, 2021

Apologetics includes a defense of the Christian philosophy of life. Michael Thiessen of the Liberty Coalition Canada joins us to discuss an apologetic for the limits on the authority of the state and the ultimate authority of the kingdom of God that only a Christian worldview can account for.