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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.


7 Doctrines to Rule the World

by Michael Thiessen and Nate Wright

March 6, 2024

In this episode, Dr. Michael Thiessen and Pastor Nate Wright recap last weekend’s Right Response Ministries Conference, “Blueprints for Christendom 2.0,” by unpacking the seven doctrines presented at the conference for Christians to rule the world righteously under the Lordship of King Jesus.


Addressing the Rise of Antisemitism

by Daniel Ogden and Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen

February 28, 2024

In this episode, Michael and Joe are joined by Ezra Fellow for International Law, Comparative Politics, and International Relations, Daniel Ogden J.D., to talk about the disturbing rise of antisemitism and how to think about it biblically.


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:


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.


Joe Boot: Think Christianly – Introduction to a Christian Worldview

by Joe Boot

August 10, 2023

In this video Joe Boot explains the difference between the Christian and the unbelieving mind: To think Christianly is not to think about church-related things, but to think about all things in a way that understands Christ as the foundation of all knowledge.


Eternal Security and State-sponsored Counterfeits

by Joe Boot

July 14, 2023

The eschatology of pagan thought involves history culminating with a counterfeit ‘eternal security’ provided by a god-like State, which will deliver humanity from the twin burdens of work and freedom.


Ezra Institute Welcomes New Canadian Director


June 21, 2023

The Ezra Institute is very pleased to announce that as part of our expansion plans, we are adding to our Canadian staff. Rev. Nathanael Wright will be joining our leadership team in a permanent capacity effective July 15, 2023, as the Executive Director, Canada.


Religious Environmentalism at the Mission of God Conference

by Aaron Rock and Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

January 4, 2023

On this episode Joe Boot and Ezra Institute Fellow Aaron Rock discuss the themes, issues, and ideologies related to the contemporary environmentalism movement. For those who didn’t get their questions answered during the conference Q&A session, we deal with several more of those questions here.


The Baffling Terminology of Critical Theory

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

May 18, 2022 | Colossians 

Many Christians have heard of Critical Theory, but are unclear what it is and what it entails. In this first episode of a short series, we introduce the nature of Critical Theory, its Marxist origins in the Frankfurt School, and how it uses language to set itself up in opposition to the Christian worldview of the Bible.


Work, Culture, and Healing in the Kingdom of God

by Joe Boot

May 19, 2021

Joe Boot explains the connection between work, culture, and healing in the Christian vision of reality, and the importance of the balance between work and rest in life and in healthcare.