Martin Luther wrote in his famous hymn, “A mighty fortress is our God, A bulwark never failing; Our helper he amid the flood, Of mortal ills prevailing.”
Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers discuss what theological and cultural contributions the Protestant Reformation gave to the Church and Western Civilization.
Shane Vander Hart: The Reformers rediscovered the Gospel, and we must keep it the center of our churches, our families, our worship, and our lives.
October 31 marks Reformation Day, though many churches celebrated Reformation Sunday last Sunday. According to traditional accounts, on October 31, 1517, in response to the controversy surrounding the sale of indulgences, Martin Luther’s 95 Theses were nailed to the door at the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany as an invitation to debate them. Out of […]
Miscellany for Halloween… or as I prefer to think of the day – Reformation Day. Al Mohler: “Free to Live and Love as We See Fit?” Jon Kalvig: Forgotten God Motor City Times: Just to Give You a Flavor of the PelosiCare Bill. Gee, thanks Steve. Kevin DeYoung: Offendedness is a Double-Edged Sword Marco Rubio […]
Tomorrow marks Reformation Day in remembrance of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses being nailed to the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany on October 31, 1517. Luther was responding to the sale of indulgences, and his theses were an invitation to debate. I’ll post those tomorrow. Today though I wanted to share the lyrics and […]
October 31 would be better celebrated as Reformation Day, not Halloween. If you are not familiar with Reformation Day it celebrates the day that the Reformation began in Europe with Martin Luther posting his 95 theses on the Wittenburg church door in protest to the selling of indulgences. Martin Luther as a monk struggled to […]