Christianity and Islam appear to have superficial similarities, but on core cultural issues they are widely different. Facing these differences squarely is the only way to pursue faithful gospel witness.
There is a fundamental difference between the Christian worldview and that of Islam which is foundational to an analysis of the driving motive within Islam and its cultural implications.
When we fail to acknowledge the essential religious nature of the differences between peoples and cultures, we will inevitably locate the root of those differences elsewhere – most often in biological differences, with catastrophic results.
The eschatology of pagan thought involves history culminating with a counterfeit ‘eternal security’ provided by a god-like State, which will deliver humanity from the twin burdens of work and freedom.
The Ezra Institute is very pleased to announce that as part of our expansion plans, we are adding to our Canadian staff. Rev. Nathanael Wright will be joining our leadership team in a permanent capacity effective July 15, 2023, as the Executive Director, Canada.
Adam’s rebellion broke fellowship with God, creation, and fellow man, and ever since then, man has been trying to invent ways to eradicate the sense of guilt that we all live under apart from Christ.
In an age of radical autonomy and group identity, Christian proclamation should not shrink from declaring the offense of the gospel against man’s self-righteous sensibilities.
our fascination with history is directly tied to our concern for the shape of the future. If our understanding of our own history is radically altered, it will have far-reaching effects on our present view of ourselves and our cultural life.
An urgent warning to the clerics and parishioners Christian thinking must be concerned with actually following the Christ of Scripture and having His Word dwell and abide in us by His Spirit. Submitting oneself to being a humble follower doesnâ€™t come easily to anyone â€“ especially cultural leaders, thinkers and apparently bishops. This was evident…
Despite appearances to the contrary, Christ our glory is bringing all things into subjection to Himself, first our own hearts and then all of His creation. The story of Scripture is that of the constant victories of Godâ€™s kingdom, often cleverly disguised as defeats.
For the first time in hundreds of years we are facing ignorant masses in our own nations who have no idea of Christ or the beauty of the gospel and they are wandering aimless, confused, and lost, unable to look to national leaders for any kind of example.