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Providence, History, and Being

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

November 16, 2022

In this episode Joe Boot discusses the thought of Thomas Aquinas as it relates to the Christian understanding of history. To speak of history is inescapably to speak about God’s relation to and activity within His creation.

 

Remembering Queen Elizabeth, and the Biblical Role of the Monarch

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

September 14, 2022

In this episode we reflect on the legacy of Elizabeth II, the role she played in influencing culture, and the Christian virtue she exhibited as a monarch who was self-consciously under the authority of God. Scripture has much to say about thrones and kingdoms, and Joe Boot discusses some of the major passages for how a king is to rule.

 

The Magna Carta and Christian Citizenship

by Andre Schutten and Ryan Eras

June 15, 2022

Andre Schutten, Ezra Institute Fellow for Law and Civil Discourse, joins us to talk about how the idea of constitutional government arose, and how societies have benefited from it. He also illustrates recent cases where our constitutional heritage has been threatened, and some ways we can work to involve ourselves in our society as Christians and citizens, for the good of the nation.

 

The Social Impact of the Reformation

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

November 3, 2021

As we reflect on the anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Joe Boot addresses the common perception that the Reformation was a movement limited to the church. Rather, the recovery of biblical authority had and continues to have implications to every area of our life and work.

 

Where Sin Increased, Grace Abounded

by Russ Hiebert

September 15, 2020 | 2 Samuel 24

This last chapter of 2 Samuel teaches us that God uses even Man’s failure to demonstrate his surpassing grace.

 

The Last Words of David

by David Robinson

August 30, 2020 | 2 Samuel 23:1-7

As David sums up his life in these final words, he doesn’t want to be known as the mighty warrior or the great king, he wants to be remembered as the sweet psalmist.

 

The Last Words of David

by David Robinson

August 30, 2020 | 2 Samuel 23:1-7

As David sums up his life in these final words, he doesn’t want to be known as the mighty warrior or the great king, he wants to be remembered as the sweet psalmist.

 

Those Who Are Peaceable and Faithful

by David Robinson

August 9, 2020 | 2 Samuel 19:41-20:26

When the tribes of Israel meet at Gilgal, there is not peace and covenant renewal as with Samuel’s meeting but rather rivalries and dissension. David’s silence allows critical divisions to form.

 

He Comes with Good News

by David Robinson

July 26, 2020 | 2 Samuel 18:1-19:8

The nature and events of Absalom’s death foreshadow the crucifixion and the arrival of the Gospel.

 

Wrestling and Blessing

by David Robinson

May 10, 2020 | Genesis 32:1-33:5

Jacob wrestles with God all night and emerges not just wounded and limping, but also wiser and with a new name.

 

Wrestling and Blessing

by David Robinson

May 10, 2020 | Genesis 32:1-33:5

Jacob wrestles with God all night and emerges not just wounded and limping, but also wiser and with a new name.

 

What Do You See?

by David Robinson

April 26, 2020 | Jeremiah 1

In this new series, More Than Conquerors, we want to consider how God’s people followed him in times of adversity. In Jeremiah 1, what God reveals to Jeremiah about his life and ministry is true not only of Jeremiah but also of us.