Martial Arts, Self Defense, Pacifism and Paganism
Season 2 of the Podcast for Cultural Reformation is here! Jeff Durbin talks about his life of martial arts training and how the Christian should think about justice, self-defence, and the image of God.
Film & TV
As Christians we believe in the Lordship of Christ over all of history - including the history of communications - that God is working in and through historical events and persons to accomplish his eternal purposes which can never be thwarted (Job 42:2).
The Evolutionist Hermeneutic
EICC Fellow Willem Ouweneel explains how asking foundational questions about the field of biology led him to pursue degrees in philosophy and theology, and what's at stake if we abandon the doctrine of a historical Adam created by God from the dust.
On Catechesis and the Reformation
Willem Ouweneel talks about his forthcoming book, a daily devotional on the Heidelberg Catechism called The Heidelberg Diary, and what accounts for the staying power of the old creeds and confessions.
Pagan Utopianism and the Power of God
Paganism is a worldview that worships nature, and ultimately, the self, rather than God the Creator. It is an ancient belief that has been expereiencing a resurgence over the past few centuries. When we reject the transcendent God, we remain spiritual beings and end up worshiping some aspect of creation.
Frequently Asked Questions about Cultural Transformation
Should Christians be involved in cultural transformation at all? What is the Christian approach to the reformation of law and culture? Joe Boot addresses some of the frequently-asked questions he's encountered over the years.
Media and the Kingdom of God
Luke Pierson of Apologia Church and Apologia Studios, joins us on the podcast to talk about how Christians should think about and use media and communication technology to the glory of God and for the advancement of his Kingdom.
Our worldview has deep, far-reaching meaning for the things we do every day, for the kind of person we become, and the kind of world we create. An idolatrous worldview will lead to further idolatry, while submission to the Word of God as the source of the one true and faithful worldview will mean light and life and flourishing.
The Educational Pillar of Culture
Dennis Doty, Principal of Westminster Classical Christian Academy, talks about What our view of education says about our culture, and a biblical way to think about education that involves the whole community for the benefit of children and society.
The Imperial Gospel
Andrew Sandlin joins us for a podcast interview on the full scope of the gospel. He explains the original context of the word in connection with imperial Greece and Rome, and we talk about some of the reasons Christians have abandoned the task of applying the gospel in public life. Andrew's article that inspired this conversation can be found here.
Culture Wars and Culture Building
Christians don't have the option to withdraw from the culture war, but in order to effectively engage, we need to first have a vision for what godly culture is like.