Mission of God Conference West 2022 Utopia: The Counterfeit Kingdom of God

Saturday, June 18, 2022 | Edmonton, Alberta

The creator, redeemer God, in His complete Word, has declared the future of His Kingdom and rule, established by His will and power. God governs history, sustaining all things by His providence.

Devoid of such security, the non-believer must posit an entirely different worldview: Utopianism. This gospel-denying religious philosophy begins with the anarchistic rejection of God's Law-Word and proceeds to a re-making of man in his own image.

In the face of this, the Christian must not yield.

At this year's Mission of God conference, we seek to confront this dominant Utopian worldview with the truth of the Kingdom of God.

 

 

 

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Conference Details

Location

Fellowship Baptist Church
14323 - 107 A Avenue
Edmonton, AB
T5N 1G2

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Schedule

9:00 - Doors Open & Registration

10:00 - Welcome & Opening Hymn Sing

10:30 - Session 1: Dr. Joe Boot

12:00 - Lunch

1:30 - Session 2: Dr. P. Andrew Sandlin

2:45 - Break

3:30 - Session 3: André Schutten

5:00 - Dinner

6:30 - Q&A Session

Speaker Bios

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Rev. Dr. Joseph Boot

Joe Boot is a Christian thinker, cultural apologist/philosopher, and founder of the Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity, a worldview training organization and think-tank in Grimsby, Ontario. He is also the founding pastor of Westminster Chapel and founder of Westminster Classical Christian Academy, both in Toronto. Joe has spoken, debated and guest lectured globally and writes on cultural philosophy and theology exploring the biblical worldview as it relates to the Christian’s mission in the world. His most recent contributions to scriptural cultural philosophy include Mission of God, Gospel Culture and Gospel Witness.

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Rev. Dr. P. Andrew Sandlin

Andrew is an ordained minister, Executive Director of the Fellowship of Mere Christianity, Faculty of Blackstone Legal Fellowship of the Alliance Defending Freedom, and De Jong Distinguished Visiting Professor of Culture and Theology, Edinburg Theological Seminary, a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, and is President of the Center for Cultural Leadership.

Andrew is also a Senior Fellow of the Ezra Institute and serves as our Fellow for Public Theology and Cultural Philosophy.

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André Schutten

André is Director of Law & Policy and General Legal Counsel for ARPA Canada, the Association for Reformed Political Action. He researches and writes on public policy, particularly from a Christian perspective, and conducts regular analysis on the impact of different government bills and court judgments. He also acts as a Parliamentary lobbyist. He has represented ARPA Canada in various court interventions, having made written arguments before the Supreme Court of Canada three times and written and oral arguments in three provincial courts of appeal.