Politics

 

Polls, Elections, and a Worldview Divide

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

November 11, 2020 | Isaiah Isaiah 33:11-12

As the results of the 2020 US presidential election continue to be contested, we consider how a Christian should think and live in a nation divided between two worldviews, and where many in power refuse to acknowledge the lordship of King Jesus.

 

Democracy and the Future of Conservatism

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

October 28, 2020

On this week’s episode of Worldview Wednesday, Joe Boot discusses the growing disillusionment with contemporary conservatism, and offers some principles for thinking about the voting booth.

 

Politics, the Gospel, and Bill C6

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

October 7, 2020

Bill C6 is an attempt to destroy creational normativity and marriage, which are rooted in the triune nature of God.
It undermines the very idea of God’s self-revelation. It strikes at the heart of the gospel.

 

The Church in Lockdown, part 1

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

September 16, 2020

What is the distinct nature and calling of the church and its role in society, and what is the responsibility and the historic response of Christians and pastors in times of widespread illness?

 

The Makings of the Utopian Power State

by Joe Boot

September 2, 2020

Man in a world without God has an insatiable desire for control, rooted in the hope that man can be liberated from unpredictability into the true freedom of necessity.

 

Critical Theory at School

by Andrew Sandlin

May 14, 2020

Andrew Sandlin speaks to incoming university and college students about the origins and issues of Critical Theory at the 2019 To Give an Answer training program.

 

Coronavirus: What are we Dealing With?

by Joe Boot and Peter Saunders and Ted Fenske

April 3, 2020

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.

 

COVID Calamity: When the Cure is Worse than the Disease

by Joe Boot

March 27, 2020

Joe Boot speaks out on the cause, implications and fallout of the COVID19 outbreak and response.

 

The Heresy of Democracy

by Joe Boot

January 14, 2020

In many cases, heretical, anti-God ideas only show themselves outside the sphere of the church. Joe Boot addresses the ARPA Niagara chapter on the heresy of liberal democracy. 

 

How to be a Christian in Politics

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

December 6, 2019 | Isaiah 9:6-7

Joe Boot concludes our Advent interview on the Christian view of government with some biblical wisdom for Christians entering politics, and for private citizens seeking a godly political order.

 

Sphere Sovereignty

by Willem J. Ouweneel

August 7, 2019

EICC Fellow and Runner Academy faculty member Willem Ouweneel explains the concept of sphere sovereignty.

 

Tim Keller, Politics and the Triumph of the Crucifixion

by Andrew Sandlin and Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

November 9, 2018

The cross itself was a moment of victory for God and His people, and Christians need to remember this in our efforts to imitate Christ.