Sanctifying Compromise
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Sanctifying Compromise

May 14, 2015  |  Joe Boot

The common tendency among Christians to avoid so-called political topics is not an act of prudence, but a failure to take seriously the work that God has given us to do in this world.

Topic: Dualism
The Gospel and Freedom
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The Gospel and Freedom

April 27, 2015  |  Joe Boot

The gospel of Jesus Christ is a message of Christ’s lordship, and it is only in submission to that Lord that true freedom is found.

Topic: Culture
The Silencing Power of the Gospel
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The Silencing Power of the Gospel

April 2, 2015  |  Joe Boot

In the face of growing apostasy and hostility to Jesus Christ, we are reminded that God establishes strength and silences His enemies through children, raised on the truth and power of the gospel.

Topic: Education
Culture and the Cainitic Mind
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Culture and the Cainitic Mind

March 24, 2015  |  Joe Boot

Ever since the first murder of Abel by his brother Cain, sinful man has sought sinful, autonomous ways to atone for his own guilt, while at the same time raging against God by assaulting his fellow man, God's image-bearer.

Topic: Humanism
Education and the Depths of the Sea
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Education and the Depths of the Sea

March 13, 2015  |  Joe Boot

The proposed Ontario sex-ed curriculum is an attempt to rationalize and normalize sin, and is a scandal upon our children, leading them to stumble.

Topic: Education
Forgotten Freedoms
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Forgotten Freedoms

January 15, 2015  |  Joe Boot

In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Paris, France, it is worthwhile to pause and reflect on some of the early modern origins of freedom; when we forget these, the consequences are dire.

Topic: Culture
The Cosmology of Killing Part III
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The Cosmology of Killing Part III

December 27, 2014  |  Joe Boot

Linguistically and theologically, the Incarnation demonstrates the mercy of God. God is life-giving and begetting by his very nature.

Topic: Theology
The Cosmology of Killing Part II
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The Cosmology of Killing Part II

December 19, 2014  |  Joe Boot

The worship of self has a long and gruesome history that stems from a failure to acknowledge and worship the triune God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. 

Topic: Theology
The Cosmology of Killing
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The Cosmology of Killing

December 12, 2014  |  Joe Boot

The issue of abortion is not merely a matter of pragmatics, but of deep-seated religious convictions. It is a question of where our ultimate allegiance lies and what we worship – the one true God, or ourselves; there is no third option.

Topic: Theology
Mindfulness, or the Mind of Christ?
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Mindfulness, or the Mind of Christ?

November 21, 2014  |  Joe Boot

Mindfulness meditation is in our schools, business seminars, and health centres. But where does it come from, what does it teach, and how does it stack up to biblical doctrine?

Topic: Paganism