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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What does it mean to speak of a worldview, and why does it matter for the way that we live? Joe Boot explains the role that worldview plays in our lives, and its importance for the the work of apologetics.
People require a concept of authority – whether the state, popular opinion, or the scientific expert. When people deny God they are not getting rid of ultimate authority, just transferring it.
God is continually active in His created world, sustaining it at every moment. Human beings were made to worship and serve, to tend and keep Godâ€™s good creation, and our attitude toward work reflects our theology.
Ezra Institute founder Joe Boot reflects on Reformational philosophy, Scripture, and the opportunity to debate theistic evolution with Michael Jones.
The Covid-19 crisis is a reminder of how the world lives in the fear of death and in the grip of uncertainty. We who do not fear death or panic in the face of uncertainty must be prepared to display our certain hope wherever and whenever it is needed.