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Motherhood & the Family of God ft. Susie Rock

by Michael Thiessen and Nate Wright and Susie Rock

February 21, 2024

In this episode, Michael and Nate are joined by Harvest Windsor’s Women’s Life Director, Susie Rock, to continue the discussion on the family by discussing what it means to be a woman made in the Image of God, their role in the Kingdom, and how to fulfill it for the good of others and the glory of God Almighty.

 

Fatherhood & the Family of God

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and Nate Wright

February 14, 2024

In this episode, Joe, Michael, and Nate continue their discussion on the family by discussing what the archetypal fatherhood of God means for our ectypal familial relationships. Simply put, they discuss what God’s fatherhood means for us and our realtionships. Oh, how sweet it is to be part of the household of God through Christ our Lord.

 

Part III: Responding to Attacks on the Family

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and Nate Wright

February 7, 2024 | Luke Luke 15:1-32

In this episode, Joe, Michael, and Nate continue their discussion around Allistair Begg’s recent controversial advice to a grandmother about attending a queer wedding and his recent sermon defending his advice.

 

Part II: Responding to Attacks on the Family

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen

January 31, 2024 | Deuteronomy Deuteronomy 22:5; Leviticus 18:21-22

In this episode, Joe and Michael continue to discuss the big compromise of Big Eva and the need for strong fathers leading well–leading biblically.

Allistair Begg’s Comments: https://youtu.be/rXDYYPLwgYE?si=B0XrmelFb6BH6VC9&t=1726.

 

Part I: Responding to Attacks on the Family

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and Nate Wright

January 24, 2024

In this episode, Joe, Nate and Michael respond to yet more bad advice from Big Eva. How can we remain faithful fathers in a world full of compromise? Tune in to find out.

 

Raising Faithful Christian Families

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and Nate Wright

January 17, 2024

In this episode, Joe, Nate and Michael discuss the centrality of the family in God’s redemptive story, and consider how to disciple families and churches in an age where we have imbibed an individualistic idea of the gospel.

 

Education, Line-Up Changes, and Why We Exist

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and Nate Wright and Ryan Eras

January 10, 2024

A bittersweet start to 2024, as we announce some changes to the hosting of the Podcast for Cultural Reformation, but we are also excited to see the founding of a new Christian school in the Niagara region, and the work of cultural reform being implemented in concrete ways. We also take this occasion to look…

 

A Prayer for the New Year

by Joe Boot and Nate Wright and Ryan Eras

January 3, 2024

In the first episode of 2024, we consider the tradition of New Year’s resolutions, look ahead at some of the newsmaking trends that we anticipate, and conclude with a prayer for a new year.

 

Christmas Replay 2023: Leadership and Character

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

December 27, 2023

In this Christmas replay, we discuss several opposing pairs of virtues and vices that shape our Christian character. If you’re considering how you can grow in godliness and holiness this coming year, here are some timeless biblical concepts to consider. Would you help support the work of the Ezra Institute before the year ends? Click…

 

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas?

by Joe Boot and Nate Wright and Ryan Eras

December 20, 2023

There is a certain type of attitude or personality that creeps up this time of year that tries to suppress the joy of other believers in celebrating the birth of Christ. It alleges that Christmas was originally pagan, and that we are participating in idolatry. In today’s episode we discuss how there is good evidence that this is not the case, and that even if it were, the kingdom of God overcomes all opposition, and that all holidays ultimately belong to Christ.

 

Trans Identities and the Givenness of the World

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

December 13, 2023

We live in an age where we are told to define and live our own truth, including the most fundamental truths about our human identity. Over against such self-determination, Scripture gives us a vision for life based on the identity of God as the transcendent Creator, of human beings as image-bearing creatures, and the fundamental givenness of the world.

 

Interest Rates, ESG, and Godly Investments w/ Jonathan Wellum

by Joe Boot and Jonathan Wellum and Ryan Eras

December 6, 2023

Jonathan Wellum joins us once more on the podcast to reflect on the economic year 2023, and to discuss ESG, ethical investing, and the worldview difference between a godly and ungodly approach to economics.