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Articles in Mission Of God


Sacred Spaces and the Mission of the People of God

by Joe Boot

April 21, 2022

Our cultural treatment of everything once sacred as common, unimportant and profane is a mark of our apostasy and disrespect for God and the places in which He is worshipped and adored. Instead, we require honor and respect for human courts, government buildings and state property, but not the Lord. We live in a context where the Canadian Prime Minister will fence off Parliament as sacred space for democracy (people power) and to protect himself from peaceful political dissent and yet will do nothing when over 50 churches are burned to the ground.


COVID19 Update

by Joe Boot

April 20, 2020

Dear Friends and Supporters, I pray this letter finds you well and in good heart despite the present challenging and difficult circumstances.  It is a joy to be able to trust that whatever comes our way, ‘We know that the Lord gives victory to His anointed’ (Ps. 20: 6).  Christ is still upon the throne.…


Resenting Cultural Transformation

by Joe Boot

July 3, 2014

Joe Boot describes how Jonah's resentment and anger at God's mercy towards the Gentiles is woefully paralleled among many contemporary churches and Christians.


Health, Salvation and the Kingdom of God (Part 3)

by Joe Boot

April 1, 2012

The resurgence of naturalistic, materialist worldviews have dominated much of modern medical practice.The Bible rejects both the ancient esotericism as well as the current belief in an ever-evolving technological materialism.


Health, Salvation and the Kingdom of God (Part 2)

by Joe Boot

April 1, 2012

The ministry of health and salvation finds parallels between pastors and doctors in promoting total health. Over against the pagan Greco-Roman understanding of the doctor as a god-like figure, the biblical teaching is that the power of health, and indeed of life and death, is God's alone.


Health, Salvation and the Kingdom of God (Part 1)

by Joe Boot

April 1, 2012 | Jeremiah 8:22

A biblical understanding of health gives attention to the linguistic connections between health, wholeness, and salvation. The healthcare provider is an inherently priestly role as demonstrated and applied in biblical times, and in early Christian hospitals.


Facing the Challenge

by Randall Currie

April 1, 2012 | Proverbs 8:36; Matthew 5;James 2; Colossians 2:17; Psalm 24:1; Colossian 1:15-20; Psalm 115; Romans 1:15; Philippians 3:10

The Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity addresses a strategic need in a post Christian culture.


Christ and Culture

by Joe Boot

October 1, 2011 | Matthew 28:18-20

Culture is inescapably religious and therefore it cannot be neutral. Defying all opposition, Christ's transforming power is re-making individuals and redeeming every area of life in terms of his kingdom purposes.