The Church

 

The Way is Shut: Evangelical Compromise and the Illusion of Virtual Church

by Joe Boot

May 29, 2020

The apostle Paul speaks of the church as a vital body, a chosen family, a temple of living stones and as a betrothed bride. These images reinforce the importance of physical meeting.

 

What is a Christian Theology of Resistance?

by Joe Boot

March 24, 2020

The state is a ministry of justice – God’s diaconate. But how should Christians respond when the state commands what God forbids or forbids what God commands?

 

Our Living Hope

by David Robinson

March 22, 2020

Peter blesses God for the hope of an eternal inheritance and also for his testing and proving of our faith in the midst of trials which is for our good, turning us toward him and resulting in joy.

 

Our Living Hope

by David Robinson

March 22, 2020

Peter blesses God for the hope of an eternal inheritance and also for his testing and proving of our faith in the midst of trials which is for our good, turning us toward him and resulting in joy.

 

On the Church

by David Robinson and Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and P. Andrew Sandlin and Ryan Eras

February 21, 2020

The church has a significant, but not ultimate, role to play in the life of the believer, in the culture, and in the Kingdom of God.

 

Stand Firm in the Lord

by Joe Boot

October 13, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Paul's worries about the difficulties the young church in Thessalonica faced are relieved by Timothy's report of their great faith and love which gives Paul himself great encouragement amidst his own difficulties.

 

Stand Firm in the Lord

by Joe Boot

October 13, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Paul's worries about the difficulties the young church in Thessalonica faced are relieved by Timothy's report of their great faith and love which gives Paul himself great encouragement amidst his own difficulties.

 

Entrusted with the Gospel

by Russ Hiebert

September 22, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

When it comes to spreading the message of the Gospel, how that message is lived out in the lives of God's people and presented to the world is as important as the message itself.

 

Entrusted with the Gospel

by Russ Hiebert

September 22, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

When it comes to spreading the message of the Gospel, how that message is lived out in the lives of God's people and presented to the world is as important as the message itself.

 

Faith, Love and Hope in Our Lord Jesus Christ

by David Robinson

September 8, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 1:1-3

1 Thessalonians is particularly relevant to the Church today as Paul wrote this letter to encourage and exort a church in the midst of temptation and tribulation in a major city.

 

Faith, Love and Hope in Our Lord Jesus Christ

by David Robinson

September 8, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 1:1-3

1 Thessalonians is particularly relevant to the Church today as Paul wrote this letter to encourage and exort a church in the midst of temptation and tribulation in a major city.

 

For Mission: The Final Chapters

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

June 28, 2019

Live reading of the last two chapters of Joe Boot's book, For Mission. We get into the philosophical roots of the retreatist impulse of church-ianity, and lay out the way forward for the church to once again be salt and light in the world.