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Does the Bible Condone Slavery? – Part I

by Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen

April 10, 2024

In this, the second episode in our new series Conversations & Presuppositions, Doctors Boot and Thiessen discuss a common objection to Christianity, namely, that Christianity condones slavery. But does it? You’re not going to want to miss part one of this fascinating discussion.


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.


On Catechesis and the Reformation

by Ryan Eras and Willem J. Ouweneel

July 31, 2018

Willem Ouweneel talks about his forthcoming book, a daily devotional on the Heidelberg Catechism called The Heidelberg Diary, and what accounts for the staying power of the old creeds and confessions.