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Islam and Christianity: Acknowledging the Antithesis

by Joe Boot

November 20, 2023

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.


Religion, Worldview and the Crisis of Islam: Part 1

by Joe Boot

October 27, 2023

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.


Christianity versus Racism

by Joe Boot

October 17, 2023

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.


Eternal Security and State-sponsored Counterfeits

by Joe Boot

July 14, 2023

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.


Ezra Institute Welcomes New Canadian Director


June 21, 2023

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.


Guilt, Tragedy, and Redemption

by Joe Boot

May 15, 2023

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.


The Pulpit, Pastors, and Culture

by Joe Boot

April 11, 2023

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.


The Battle for History

by Joe Boot

March 10, 2023

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.


Following Christ as the Church Militant

by Joe Boot

February 10, 2023

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 doesn’t come easily to anyone – especially cultural leaders, thinkers and apparently bishops. This was evident…


Christmas Glory

by Joe Boot

December 23, 2022

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 God’s kingdom, often cleverly disguised as defeats.


Diwali, Dechristianization, and the Nation

by Joe Boot

December 1, 2022

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.


Discipline and Destiny

by Joe Boot

October 7, 2022 | Romans Romans 13:8-10

God instructs, guides, disciplines and at times punishes us as a righteous and holy father because He loves us. Our acceptance or rejection of God’s discipline determines the destiny of families, churches, and nations.