Nathan Oblak

 

Dominion and the Kingdom of God

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

January 13, 2021

Man’s relationship with God determines the course of all the rest of creation. Because we have exercised dominion in a sinful way, creation groans under the curse of sin. In the kingdom of God, man is restored to his proper dominion mandate.

 

Dominion and Culture-Making

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

January 6, 2021

When we speak of dominion we are dealing with a basic fact of human experience. Human beings will inescapably exercise dominion, the question is whether we practice it in a godly or idolatrous way.

 

The Great Reset and Utopianism

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

December 30, 2020

The Great Reset is the latest in a long history of failed utopian ambitions. Man-made utopias are fundamentally coercive, manipulative and dominating. By contrast, the kingdom of God is one of righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

 

A New People in the Last Adam

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

December 23, 2020

The far-reaching erosion of the Christian way of life in our nation cannot be simply put down to external factors. The inner strength of Christianity has been compromised and broken, and can only be restored through reformation and revival. Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to gather together to adore the Lord who humbled Himself to become a man.

 

Authority and Civil Disobedience

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

December 16, 2020

What constitutes “civil disobedience”? Is it ever an option for God’s people?

 

Christmas is Uncancellable

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

December 9, 2020

The Christmas story is an announcement of the Lordship of King Jesus over all rulers of the earth. Politics and culture are inescapably gospel issues. Music graciously provided by Jacob Moon. Watch Premier Pallister’s address here.

 

Sin Makes Men Cowards

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

December 2, 2020

Reflecting on the public worship protests of last weekend, we consider the nature of Charter freedoms, the lesser magistrate, and ‘civil disobedience.’ The use of fear has been a significant factor as unelected officials pursue policies that are especially damaging to the working class.

 

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.

 

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.