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Christian Care w/ Ted Fenske

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras and Ted Fenske

September 6, 2023

Ezra Institute Fellow Ted Fenske joins us to talk about the role of the Christian in medicine. As a veteran cardiologist, Dr. Fenske recalls his medical internship during the 1980s AIDS epidemic, and offers wisdom based on hard experience in ministering faithfully to LGBT patients.


Christian Compromise: Theistic Evolution

by Richard Fangrad and Ryan Eras

August 9, 2023

In this episode of the Podcast for Cultural Reformation, we’re joined by Richard Fangrad of Creation Ministries International as we continue our series on issues facing the church. This week’s issue is theistic evolution. Richard explains what the theory is, where it came from, and what is at stake in the evolutionary debate. As we’ll see, our source of authority has real-life implications for the doctrine of God, the nature of man, ethics, worship, and much more.


Live and Let Die? Responding to the Expanding Spectre of Euthanasia

by Ted Fenske

June 23, 2023

The ambition of this article is to critique the common arguments used to promote doctor-assisted suicide in light of the Gospel of Christ, and emphasize the importance of having a separate two-pronged response to this issue: one to challenge those who advocate for euthanasia; and one to gently come alongside those who are considering such an option for themselves.


A Distinctly Christian View of Healing

by Joe Boot

November 23, 2022

Joe Boot addresses the realm of medicine and healing, and demonstrates how much of the contemporary thinking surrounding medicine has been reduced to mere biology. In contrast, the Christian should think of health in terms of wholeness – both wholeness of the created reality, and wholeness in the sense of health.


To be or not to be… Vaccinated?

by Ted Fenske

December 29, 2021

At the center of the COVID crisis is a worldview conflict, and it is this conflict that has birthed the contentious vaccine mandate and effectively divided the church, as well as our country, culture, workplaces, social circles, and even families.


Vaccination for the Nation?

by Ted Fenske

December 17, 2020

Ezra Institute Fellow Dr. Ted Fenske explains the origins and nature of modern vaccines, and addresses some of the ethical considerations surrounding them.


Keeping Faith in Medicine

by Ted Fenske

August 31, 2020

Christians in healthcare and medicine sometimes think it prudent to keep their faith a private matter. There is a widening gulf between godliness and ungodliness in this sphere, and speaking up could bring trouble. From his own personal and professional story, cardiologist Dr. Ted Fenske explains how silent submission to evil is not an option, and that…


Reflecting on the Evolution Debate

by Joe Boot

April 27, 2020

Ezra Institute founder Joe Boot reflects on Reformational philosophy, Scripture, and the opportunity to debate theistic evolution with Michael Jones.


The Cult of the Expert

by Joe Boot

April 25, 2020

The tendency of intellectuals to pronounce on areas outside of their expertise is an unwise temptation that carries real-world consequences.


Is Evolution Compatible with the Bible? A Debate

by Joe Boot and Michael Jones

April 8, 2020

EICC Founder Joe Boot debates Michael Jones of Inspiring Philosophy over the question “Is Evolution Compatible with the Bible?”


Coronavirus: What are we Dealing With?

by Joe Boot and Peter Saunders and Ted Fenske

April 3, 2020

Joe Boot, EICC Fellow Dr. Ted Fenske, and Dr. Peter Saunders, address the current social and healthcare implications of the COVID19 crisis, touching on how to think about models and projections, the holistic human cost of present measures, and how social isolation is a privilege.


COVID Calamity: When the Cure is Worse than the Disease

by Joe Boot

March 27, 2020

Joe Boot speaks out on the cause, implications and fallout of the COVID19 outbreak and response.