On this episode of the Podcast for Cultural Reformation, Marcus Pittman describes the present state of Christian representation in mainstream arts and entertainment, and what he is doing to improve it. We discuss the Christian calling to be the best storytellers, because the Christian story is the greatest story in the world.
Christian orthodoxy is antithetical to utopian illusions. Since God governs history, the Christian, in faith, obedience, and confidence, moves toward God’s predestined future. The triune, sovereign Lord, who by His providence and power sustains all things at every moment, is the one in whom the Christian trusts.
The good news of the gospel message has profound consequences beyond personal salvation. The gospel is the power of God to extend His Kingdom rule over residential schools, closed churches, and godless legislation.
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.
Before the advance of Christianity, chronic or severe illness was viewed with suspicion and many people shared the experience of the woman in the Gospel account. The church acted as a surrogate family, which cared for both its own members and those outside
The reality and power of the God and gospel proclaimed by Calvin and others at the Reformation shook the nations and steadily transformed Western civilization.
If we would be free of overreaching state interference, we must speak up now, before historic freedoms are legislated out of existence.
Joe Boot joins the team at Redeemer Broadcasting to introduce the work of the Ezra Institute, how our culture came to be overly reliant on self-described experts, and the program for a cultural return to faithfulness.
At the 2019 Worldview Leadership Camp, Joe Boot introduces the discipline and practice of apologetics, demonstrating the need for a foundational trust in the Word of God.
Joe Boot, EICC Fellow Dr. Ted Fenske, and Dr. Peter Saunders, address the current social and healthcare implications of the COVID19 crisis, touching on how to think about models and projections, the holistic human cost of present measures, and how social isolation is a privilege.
The early church experienced growth not through politics or church growth models, but by the grace of God, and produced the most free societies the world has ever seen. The gospel – not politics or planning – still has this power.