Chapter 1

Elect Exiles

September 7, 2014  |  Joe Boot

God's people have a role to play in immanentizing the eschaton. The great end toward which God is working is the destruction of evil and the restoration of all things.

Elect Exiles

September 7, 2014  |  Joe Boot
God's people have a role to play in immanentizing the eschaton. The great end toward which God is working is the destruction of evil and the restoration of all things.
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Whose Lordship?

October 1, 2011  |  Joe Boot

The example of Christian martyrs under the Roman Empire leads us to see that culture-making is an expression of worship, and that culture wars are won and lost first in the spiritual realm. The Christian's calling is not to cultural retreat, but to transform culture in obedience to God's revealed word.

Topic: Culture
Scripture: 1 Peter 1

Born Again to a Living Hope

September 14, 2014  |  David Robinson

The outcome of enduring trials is an inexpressible joy as we experience God's intimate presence.  The outcome of this joy and hope in God is that we are motivated to work for the transformation of the present in the light of God's promises for the future.

Preparing Your Mind for Action

September 21, 2014  |  Joe Boot
We sojourn as warrior-pilgrims. We will confound man's predictions as we conquer God's enemies in faith.

Preparing Your Mind for Action

September 21, 2014  |  Joe Boot

We sojourn as warrior-pilgrims. We will confound man's predictions as we conquer God's enemies in faith.

Embracing the Father or Facing Futilty

September 28, 2014  |  Joe Boot
Having been brought into the family of God by the blood of Christ, we are now brothers and sisters who are required to love one another.

Embracing the Father or Facing Futilty

September 28, 2014  |  Joe Boot

Having been brought into the family of God by the blood of Christ, we are now brothers and sisters who are required to love one another.

Chapter 2

Royal Priesthood, Holy Nation

October 5, 2014  |  Joe Boot
Having been set apart in Christ as a royal, priestly people, we're called to protect, guard, and tend God's kingdom, extending His justice and grace to the world.

Royal Priesthood, Holy Nation

October 5, 2014  |  Joe Boot

Having been set apart in Christ as a royal, priestly people, we're called to protect, guard, and tend God's garden-kingdom, extending His justice and grace to the world.

The Structure & Direction of Pluralism
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The Structure & Direction of Pluralism

July 17, 2017  |  Joe Boot

Christianity advocates a structural pluralism which maintains the creational distinctions between spheres of life, but it does not advocate a directional pluralism; in fact, what it presupposes is a clear directional principle toward honoring the Lordship of Christ and God's sovereignty over creation.

Topic: Culture
Scripture: 1 Peter 2:9-10

Dying to Sin, Living to Righteousness

October 12, 2014  |  Scott Masson

Our suffering, which we often can't explain, is meaningful precisely because suffering for righteousness is clearly meaningful to God's purposes.  

Dying to Sin, Living to Righteousness

October 12, 2014  |  Scott Masson

Our suffering, which we often can't explain, is meaningful precisely because suffering for righteousness is clearly meaningful to God's purposes.  

Chapter 3

The Beauty and Power of Reciprocity

October 19, 2014  |  Joe Boot
In the joyful reciprocity within Christian marriage, the beauty and power of the gospel is made manifest to the world.

The Beauty and Power of Reciprocity

October 19, 2014  |  Joe Boot

In the joyful reciprocity within Christian marriage, the beauty and power of the gospel is made manifest to the world.

Always be Ready!

October 26, 2014  |  David Robinson
Honouring Christ the Lord as holy in your heart entails loving good, shunning evil, speaking with gentleness, and fearing the our commander-Lord in prayerfulness.

Always be Ready!

October 26, 2014  |  David Robinson

Honouring Christ the Lord as holy in your heart entails loving good, shunning evil, speaking with gentleness, and fearing the our commander-Lord in prayerfulness.

Gospel Witness

Gospel Witness

June 6, 2017  |  Joe Boot

How do we faithfully witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ in an age that seems to have abandoned any real notion of truth? Joe Boot demonstrates how to effectively present the gospel without compromising on its essential truths, and examines some of the prevailing worldviews that we must understand and contend with in such a post-truth context.

Scripture: 1 Peter 3:15

Victory in Jesus

November 2, 2014  |  David Robinson

We may serve the Lord with confidence despite suffering because Jesus reigns victorious over the created order and all spiritual powers.

Chapter 4

Spiritual Flesh

November 9, 2014  |  Joe Boot
Having been set free from sin's power by the cross, the values and priorities of the world no longer make sense to us.

Spiritual Flesh

November 9, 2014  |  Joe Boot

Having been set free from sin's power by the cross, the values and priorities of the world no longer make sense to us.

Glorifying God as a Christian

November 16, 2014  |  Joe Boot

In the suffering of His people the Lord's glory and judgment are revealed.

Glorifying God as a Christian

November 16, 2014  |  Joe Boot

In the suffering of His people the Lord's glory and judgment are revealed.

Chapter 5

Examples to the Flock

November 23, 2014  |  Joe Boot

Elders are mature believers tested in the faith who are given authority under Christ and his word to teach, guard, and govern the church. Christians who are proud and resistant to godly authority are most at risk from the Devil's assaults.

Examples to the Flock

November 23, 2014  |  Joe Boot

Elders are mature believers tested in the faith who are given authority under Christ and his word to teach, guard, and govern the church. Christians who are proud and resistant to godly authority are most at risk from the Devil's assaults.