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Conversations for Life 

by Ted Fenske

May 22, 2024

Countering Pro-Abortion Rhetoric with Grace and Truth  Some things seem best not discussed. In polite society, it’s generally recommended to avoid all inflammatory topics, and in particular, religion and politics. Since abortion hits both of these, and represents the single most divisive issue in our society, sidestepping the subject seems prudent, if not life-preserving. In…

 

Lead us Not into the Tempest of Temptation

by Ted Fenske

December 1, 2023

To calm the perfect storm of pornography addiction, radical changes are necessary, mandating commitment, discipline, and discipleship. The impetus for the believer to adopt these changes is the plain acknowledgment that pornography is sinful.

 

Responding with Grace and Truth to the LGBT Worldview

by Ted Fenske

November 4, 2023

As a student intern, I directly followed 8 to 10 patients at a time, the majority of whom were gay men about my age, dying of AIDS. It was heart-wrenching watching their opportunistic infections and cancers progress and, despite our best efforts, consume them.

 

The LGBT Narrative

by Ted Fenske

October 23, 2023

In the first installment of this series, we saw that biblical sexuality is lived and defined in terms of creative, covenantal, sacrificial and sacred characteristics. Here I hope to demonstrate how the pagan worldview of the LBGT movement promotes precisely the opposite.  

 

Reclaiming the Rainbow: Responding to LGBT Challenges with Grace & Truth

by Ted Fenske

September 22, 2023

In this series of short essays, Dr. Ted Fenske offers a grace-filled prescription for how God’s people ought to respond to the cultural, ideological, religious, and medical challenges of the LGBT movement to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

 

Live and Let Die? Responding to the Expanding Spectre of Euthanasia

by Ted Fenske

June 23, 2023

The ambition of this article is to critique the common arguments used to promote doctor-assisted suicide in light of the Gospel of Christ, and emphasize the importance of having a separate two-pronged response to this issue: one to challenge those who advocate for euthanasia; and one to gently come alongside those who are considering such an option for themselves.

 

Inside the Fundamentalist Christian Movement: A Response Statement

by Joe Boot

June 12, 2023

Last week, Canada’s state-sponsored mainstream media, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, released two major pieces on what they are calling the ‘Christian fundamentalist movement’ in Canada. In both pieces, the Ezra Institute is identified as a thought-leader and key player.

 

The Essential Church of Christ

by Ted Fenske

February 2, 2023

Since the pandemonium part of the pandemic has passed, a debrief seems timely. There’s opportunity for some introspection, and a dire need to learn from the mistakes made and to bolster ourselves for a better response next time.

 

Prayer Changes Things

by Andrew Sandlin

January 13, 2023

The Bible spills over with truth about prayer. The mere preponderance of prayer in Scripture suggests it is a matter to which we Christians should devote serious attention

 

Christianity in the Crosshairs: Conversion Bill C-4 Takes Aim at Canadian Freedoms

by Ted Fenske

May 31, 2022

By criminalizing Christian witness of the gospel in the important sphere of sexuality and gender identity, the amendment to Canadian law by Bill C4 harm numerous vulnerable groups that it purports to defend.

 

Creational Economics

by Andrew Sandlin

May 16, 2022 | Genesis 

Man is king of creation, under God‘s authority, and He wants man to enjoy that creation. The problem with creation-worship is not creation, but the sinful human heart.

 

Sacred Spaces and the Mission of the People of God

by Joe Boot

April 21, 2022

Our cultural treatment of everything once sacred as common, unimportant and profane is a mark of our apostasy and disrespect for God and the places in which He is worshipped and adored. Instead, we require honor and respect for human courts, government buildings and state property, but not the Lord. We live in a context where the Canadian Prime Minister will fence off Parliament as sacred space for democracy (people power) and to protect himself from peaceful political dissent and yet will do nothing when over 50 churches are burned to the ground.