Utopia and the Kingdom of God
In striving for utopia, Peter Jones discerns an innate drive to recover paradise, the result of being image-bearers of God.
Gospel Witness: The Nature and Means of Evangelization
EICC Founder Joe Boot talks about his new book, Gospel Witness, explaining what prompted him to write it, and the true, spiritual reality of Christian witness in light of the kingdom of God. Click to buy the book here
The Meaning and Origins of Christmas Trees
Joe Boot talks with EICC Fellow Dr. David Robinson about Christmas trees, Nativity sets, and other Christmas traditions. Where do these come from and what do they mean for us?
Indulgences, Restitution and Grace
Luther and the Reformers had a good deal of criticism for the practice of buying and selling indulgences, but what were the theological motivations behind this invention?
Why do we Celebrate the Reformation?
The Protestant Reformation helped to recover a biblical understanding of personal, church, and political liberty.
Gospel Culture: Crisis & Hope
How do we understand our present cultural moment? What is our relationship to the culture surrounding us? And what hope does Scripture offer our culture? In the first of a series of Cornerstones lectures, Dr. Joe Boot introduces us to the biblical concept of gospel culture.
The Kingdom of God
Over against the Two Kingdoms paradigm of sacred and common spheres, God's one kingdom permeates all of creation.
Doing all things in Hope
The Christian life is characterized by hopefulness. The cultural mandate means that everything we do is motivated by a looking forward to Christ's restoration of all things.
The Beginnings of Restoration
The Easter story is the story of the beginning of Christ's promise to make all things new. As the firstborn from among the dead, Jesus is fulfilling the original mandate given to Adam and Eve.
Christ the Second Adam
The depiction of Christ as the second Adam is a challenge to dualistic Greco-Roman ideology and an affirmation of the goodness of God's material creation
The Hope of the Resurrection
Christ's resurrection is a historical event with historic implications for all of life. It is the basis of our Christian hope.