Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up
Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up
The Biblical Gospel is Imperialistic
Blog Entry

The Biblical Gospel is Imperialistic

February 21, 2018  |  Andrew Sandlin

The gospel is a declaration of what God has done, is doing, and will do in Jesus Christ to take his world back from Satan and sin. It demands our allegiance and our devotion and passion in public no less than in private.

Hear the interview inspired by this article here.

Topic: Culture
The Imperial Gospel
Podcast (Podcast)

The Imperial Gospel

February 9, 2018  |  Andrew Sandlin and Ryan Eras

Andrew Sandlin joins us for a podcast interview on the full scope of the gospel. He explains the original context of the word in connection with imperial Greece and Rome, and we talk about some of the reasons Christians have abandoned the task of applying the gospel in public life. Andrew's article that inspired this conversation can be found here.

Culture Wars and Culture Building
Blog Entry

Culture Wars and Culture Building

February 6, 2018  |  Ryan Eras

Christians don't have the option to withdraw from the culture war, but in order to effectively engage, we need to first have a vision for what godly culture is like.

Topic: Culture
Scripture: Acts 17:18
The Cultural Mandate
Podcast (Podcast)

The Cultural Mandate

January 15, 2018  |  Joe Boot, Ryan Eras, and Steven Martins

The word culture has been used in wildly different ways. What do we actually mean by culture? Is culture something that just happens for most of us, or do we all have some level of responsibility for what our culture looks like?

As Though the Church were a Safe Space
Blog Entry

As Though the Church were a Safe Space

November 15, 2017  |  Joe Boot

Many Christians have adopted the attitude that the gospel of Jesus has nothing to say to the world outside the church doors, and as a result, no longer have an answer to the big objections of our time to Christianity.

Topic: Culture
Scripture: 1 Peter 4:17
Christianity and the Public Space
Interview

Christianity and the Public Space

November 2, 2017  |  Joe Boot

Joe Boot appeared on the Holy Political Podcast to discuss his debate with FIEC head John Stevens on the issue of Christian engagement in the public square. The interview starts around the 8-minute mark, but the whole podcast is worth listening to. You can listen to more of the Holy Political Podcast by Clicking Here.

The Gospel forms a New Culture
Institute Minute (Institute Minutes)

The Gospel forms a New Culture

August 11, 2017  |  Joe Boot

The Christian gospel has an implicit vision for culture, centered in the worship of the true living God through Christ the Son.

View the full lecture 'Gospel Culture: Crisis & Hope'

Topic: Culture
The Promise of the Gospel
Institute Minute (Institute Minutes)

The Promise of the Gospel

August 1, 2017  |  Steven Martins

The gospel's promise of renewal and restoration is not limited to our private experience but applies to the whole created order, this includes culture.

View the full sermon 'The Healing of Nations'

Topic: Culture
Scripture: Mark 7:24-8:21