Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
To be a good theologian is to seek to know and rely upon the Word of God better. It is to be a faithful Christian.
The Trinity is not some awkward add-on to God. No, God is beautiful, desirable, and life-giving precisely because He is the Father, the Son, and the Spirit.
The only way the Reformation could possibly not still matter would be if beauty, goodness, truth, joy and human flourishing no longer mattered.
In Wittenberg, the WCRC signed the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (1999).
“We wanted to create something that not only told the story of Luther and the Reformation but also the good news of Jesus”, says Jonathan Carswell.
Lindsay Brown closed the European Leadership Forum in Poland challenging participants to recover the centrality of the gospel and strengthen the mission of carrying the message of Christ to the ends of the Earth.
In spite of some terribly dark days, the Protestant faith keeps pressing on.
“The aim of the JDDJ is to find commonalities, not differences. But with that comes a lopsided methodology that obscures those differences”, says theologian Michael Reeves.