Podcast for Cultural Reformation

 

The Power of Language

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

April 28, 2021 | Romans Romans 12:1-2

The great need of our generation is the recovery of a uniquely Christian mind, which will include a thoroughly Christian approach to language. In our minds, speech, and action we are to be submitted to the authority of Jesus, the Word of God.

 

Living in the Kingdom of God in History

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

April 21, 2021

How do we balance bad news with a confidence in the victory of the gospel, and how should a Christian live and work in this climate?

 

What is a Christian Vision of Politics?

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

April 14, 2021

The idea of ultimate authority is an inescapable concept, which is clearly on display in our vision of politics. Any claim to authority rests on an idea of sovereignty – it all depends which god you believe in.

 

Humble Government

by Joe Boot and Jonathan Burnside

April 7, 2021

We return to the second half of our interview with Jonathan Burnside, discussing the concept of humble government, beginning with the understanding that the earthly king is himself under a higher law and Sovereign. Music graciously provided by Jacob Moon. Get Joe Boot’s book, The Mission of God.

 

What does Biblical Law Teach Us?

by Joe Boot and Jonathan Burnside and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 24, 2021

Ezra Institute Fellow Jonathan Burnside introduces the obvious political implications of the Bible. As a holy nation and a nation of priests, Israel was meant to stand before God in regard to all the nations of the world. By embodying and holding forth the gift of Torah, they were to be a light to all the nations.

 

What is Theonomy?

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 17, 2021 | Hebrews 

All law requires an agreed-upon standard of authority; to speak of theonomy is to speak literally of ‘God’s law.’ But how has that law been applied in different societies throughout history? And how, if at all, does the law of God apply to contemporary society?

 

Apologetics, Politics and Sphere Sovereignty

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

March 10, 2021

Apologetics includes a defense of the Christian philosophy of life. Michael Thiessen of the Liberty Coalition Canada joins us to discuss an apologetic for the limits on the authority of the state and the ultimate authority of the kingdom of God that only a Christian worldview can account for.

 

Christian Art and Christian Artists

by Joe Boot and John Cooper and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 24, 2021

This week’s podcast features special guest John Cooper of the rock band Skillet. We talk about the Christian music industry, pursuing art to the glory of God, and guarding against the temptation to self-idolatry as a Christian artist.

 

Why Worldview Matters

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 17, 2021 | 1 Peter 

What does it mean to speak of a worldview, and why does it matter for the way that we live? Joe Boot explains the role that worldview plays in our lives, and its importance for the the work of apologetics.

 

Globalism and the Christian Worldview

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 10, 2021 | Revelation Revelation 5:10

Joe Boot explains the origin and meaning of globalism, as contrasted with globalization, nationalism, and the Kingdom of God. We consider the biblical perspective on the role of national boundaries.

 

Truth is Difficult to Control

by James White and Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

February 3, 2021

When a people’s commitment to truth breaks down, they become humiliated. A humiliated, emasculated people is easier to control. Christians have an opportunity and a responsibility to speak the truth effectively to people who have been robbed of their humanity by secularism.

 

The Doctrine of Freedom

by James White and Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

January 27, 2021

James White joins this week’s episode to talk about the historic development of the doctrine of the church’s freedom and the limits on civil governments.