Interviews by Steven Martins

 

The Faith of William Wilberforce

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

February 15, 2017

It isn't possible to separate Wilberforce's faith from his career in public office. His tireless campaigning against slavery was a direct result of his Christian belief that man is made in the image of God and that life matters.

 

The Example of William Wilberforce

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

February 6, 2017

Christians called to public office have a responsibility to be true salt and light in their position; social policy is reflective of social norms, and if we will not uphold a biblical standard for a just society, we will inevitably uphold an anti-biblical standard.

 

Do Black Lives Really Matter?

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

January 18, 2017

Contemporary social justice movements like Black Lives Matter operate on a problematic and dangerous understanding of the nature of justice.

 

The Cultural Implications of Islam

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

December 1, 2016

What are the cultural motives inherent in Islam, and what influence do they have in Western society?

 

Nature & Revelation in Islam

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

November 12, 2016

The doctrine of Tawhid, the absolute unity of God in Islam, has several implications for the doctrines of God and man. Critically, there can be no true knowledge of, or relationship with, God.

 

Islam: Blasphemy and the Nature of God

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

November 3, 2016

Are Christians and Muslims talking about the same God, or are there irreconcilable differences between the relational, Triune God and the Islamic doctrine of tawhid, the absolute unity of Allah?

 

The Gospel is a Culture

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

October 4, 2016

How does the church relate to culture? The answer comes down to our understanding of the gospel. The life of God's people is a culture, beginning with the transformation of the individual heart, moving out from there to influence families, societies and the world.

 

Public Religion

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

July 18, 2016

In light of the headlines, what are the religious commitments on display in modern Western society?

 

The Bible and Nationalism

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

July 7, 2016 | Revelation 21:24-26

What does Scripture have to say about the existence of nations and national identity? How does this apply to our current geopolitical environment?

 

The Biblical Role of the State

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

June 30, 2016

Learn about the proper, biblical role of the state in light of the "Brexit" referendum result.
 

Two Kingdoms

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

June 20, 2016 | 2 Corinthians 5:10

The modern iteration of Two Kingdoms theology is an artificial and unbiblical distinction between sacred and secular. Christ is reconciling all things to himself, and at the end, will hold all men accountable for their works.

 

Cultural Mandate

by Joe Boot and Steven Martins

May 26, 2016

Learn about the cultural mandate – the responsibility of all mankind to turn creation into civilization. All of our activities are cultural, the only question is whether they are the work of the culture of Christ.