The Church

 

The Name on His Thigh: King of Kings and Lord of Lords

by Joe Boot

December 22, 2020

He whom we celebrate as born in the manger is King of kings and Lord of Lords. It is His Word, like a sharp sword wielded through his people, which strikes the nations and subdues them. This Word of the gospel of the birth, death, resurrection, ascension and session of Christ to the seat of all power and authority remains the power of God to salvation for every age.

 

Authority and Civil Disobedience

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

December 16, 2020

What constitutes “civil disobedience”? Is it ever an option for God’s people?

 

Here is the Bridegroom! Come Out to Meet Him!

by David Robinson

December 6, 2020 | Matthew 25:1-13

Advent is not just a remembrance of Christ’s arrival but also his return. The parable of the wise virgins reminds us to be prepared to wait and endure until he comes again.

 

Sin Makes Men Cowards

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

December 2, 2020

Reflecting on the public worship protests of last weekend, we consider the nature of Charter freedoms, the lesser magistrate, and ‘civil disobedience.’ The use of fear has been a significant factor as unelected officials pursue policies that are especially damaging to the working class.

 

Let Your Light Shine

by David Robinson

November 29, 2020 | Matthew 5:14-16

 

Let Your Light Shine

by David Robinson

November 29, 2020 | Matthew 5:14-16

 

Pastoring in a Technocratic Age

by Aaron Rock and Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

November 18, 2020

Aaron Rock, pastor of Harvest Church in Windsor, discusses the calling of the pastor in an age where it is being made increasingly difficult for the church to fulfill its mission.

 

The Church in Lockdown, Part 2

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

September 22, 2020

As civil authorities seek to control an increasing number of societal roles and functions, what is the Christian’s responsibility in a democratic society? How do the church and family provide a meaningful check to an excess of state power?

 

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 Church Needs to Meet

by Andrew Sandlin

August 4, 2020

Andrew Sandlin discusses the order to suspend church services, John MacArthur, and the calling of the church to gather together. He explains the responsibility of Christians to punch back at God-hating evil wherever we find it, and the spiritual powers and authorities that are active in the world.

 

Freedom, the Church and State Absolutism

by Joe Boot

July 15, 2020 | Romans 

What is the biblical relationship between church and state, and what should biblical law look like in a new covenant world?

 

Sphere Sovereignty, the Individual, and the Church

by Joe Boot

July 10, 2020

Joe Boot sits down with the hosts of the Six Cents Report to discuss Totalitarianism, Church, and Sphere Sovereignty, as well as the Reopen Churches campaign.