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Ted Fenske


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…


Slaying the Dragon of Pornography ft. Dr. Ted Fenske

by Nate Wright and Ted Fenske

March 20, 2024

In this episode, Pastor Nate Wright is joined by Ezra Fellow of Medicine and Public Christianity, Dr. Ted Fenske to discuss how to slay the dragon of pornography.


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.


Christian Care w/ Ted Fenske

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras and Ted Fenske

September 6, 2023

Ezra Institute Fellow Ted Fenske joins us to talk about the role of the Christian in medicine. As a veteran cardiologist, Dr. Fenske recalls his medical internship during the 1980s AIDS epidemic, and offers wisdom based on hard experience in ministering faithfully to LGBT patients.


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.


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.


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.


To be or not to be… Vaccinated?

by Ted Fenske

December 29, 2021

At the center of the COVID crisis is a worldview conflict, and it is this conflict that has birthed the contentious vaccine mandate and effectively divided the church, as well as our country, culture, workplaces, social circles, and even families.


Reconciling our Hopes and Fears

by Ted Fenske

April 2, 2021

To place our hopes in, or to succumb to fear of, anything but Jesus Christ the king of the universe, is to wrongly interpret reality. Scripture is clear that this is a sin to be repented of.