Rev. Joe Boot is the senior pastor of Westminster Chapel in Toronto and founder of the Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity. He and his wife are originally from England, having come to Canada to work in Christian apologetics, worldview education and evangelism, focusing on students and those that shape the ideas of culture. He served with Ravi Zacharias for seven years as an apologist in the U.K. and Canada, working for five years as Canadian Director of RZIM. Prior to this, he served as an associate pastor with Christ Church in Fulham, London U.K. In his first ministry role, he traveled extensively as National Evangelist for Saltmine Trust in the U.K.

Joe has spoken all over the world in 25 countries, in numerous universities, seminaries, churches, colleges, and conferences, including venues like Eton College Windsor, Oxford University, the University of Western Ontario, Ottawa University, London School of Theology, Virginia Tech, and Forman University in Lahore, Pakistan. He has regularly addressed business leaders and professionals in North America and the Middle East and has publicly debated leading atheistic thinkers and philosophers in Canada and the USA.

Joe did his undergraduate studies in theology at Birmingham Christian College, England, and earned his Master's Degree from the University of Manchester for his research in the field of missiology which focused on 'Christian Apologetics' and the 'Cultural Mandate.' As well as being a contributing author to Thomas Nelson's major apologetics volume, Beyond Opinion, Joe's own apologetic works include, Searching for Truth, Why I Still Believe, and his latest volume, How Then Shall We Answer, which have been published in Europe and North America. His new work on biblical missiology, The Mission of God, is soon to be released. In 2011, Joe was recognized by Toronto's Centre for Mentorship and Theological Reflection as 'Best Preacher Apologist' for his contribution to apologetic and expository preaching. He is general editor of the EICC's journal, Jubilee, and can be regularly seen on the Michael Coren Show or heard on the John Oakley morning show for "Culture Wars." Joe lives in Toronto with his wife, Jenny, and their three children, Naomi, Hannah, and Isaac.