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Pentecost and the Power of the Holy Spirit

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

May 28, 2021

John Calvin was referred to as the theologian of the Holy Spirit, and many who follow his theology would benefit from a greater appreciation of the power and role of the Holy Spirit in the world and the life of the believer.

 

Christian Action and a Christian Mind

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

May 12, 2021 | 2 Chronicles 

Our true character is shown when we are put under pressure. In order to respond to the needs of our time with faithful Christian action, we must first be established in a faithful Christian mind.

 

The Power of Language

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

April 28, 2021

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?

 

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.

 

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.

 

Applying Apologetics to Culture

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 3, 2021

As Western culture has shifted away from a broadly Christian consensus on basic beliefs of human identity, life, sexuality, history and more, Christian apologetics – the work of defending the Christian philosophy of life – will look different than it did in previous generations.

 

Christian Art and Christian Artists

by Joe Boot and John Cooper and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 24, 2021

This week’s podcast features special guest John Cooper of the rock band Skillet. We talk about the Christian music industry, pursuing art to the glory of God, and guarding against the temptation to self-idolatry as a Christian artist.

 

Why Worldview Matters

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 17, 2021 | 1 Peter 

What does it mean to speak of a worldview, and why does it matter for the way that we live? Joe Boot explains the role that worldview plays in our lives, and its importance for the the work of apologetics.