Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
Poland, Lithuania, Namibia and Brazil are some of the countries that have issued special stamps on the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 theses.
Pastor Gary Wilkerson talks about his father, the meaning and impact of the Protestant Reformation, and the key role that sound doctrine and the Holy Spirit should play in the church.
A closer look at the doctrine of election.
Pastor Gary Wilkerson talks about what all evangelical Christians can learn from the Protestant Reformation and underlines the need for more churches with both a sound doctrine and obedience to the Holy Spirit.
The Ensemble Bohórquez recounted the history of salvation through the pieces of classical Protestant composers. The concert took place in Valladolid, a key Spanish city in the times of the Reformation.
Simple preaching is powerful preaching.
The German city is ready for “Gates of Freedom”, 16 weeks of events which could attract 500,000 visitors.
Instead of logos and pathos, Aristotle chose instead ethos: the speaker’s character.
Spanish evangelicals propose new theses in areas like politics or science.
Our churches should be examples of institutions that serve the common good, that speak out against injustice, and that are led with integrity.
The EAUK has published “A statement for the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation”. It analyses the theological impact of the reformers and the relationship between evangelical Christians and Roman Catholicism.
A closer look at the sufficiency, clarity, authority and necessity of Scripture.
A stamp to commemorate Cardinal Cisneros will be issued. Evangelicals had proposed a stamp on the first Spanish Bible translation, but it was denied.
It shows an excerpt of Matthew 27 with annotations made by Martin Luther. It costs 2.60 Euro.
While his powerful use of the new technology of printing, his appeal to the masses and opposition to the ‘corrupt elites’ certainly resonate with the populist image, his goal was to reform, not overthrow, the established order.
Three of the seven original prints of Martin Luther's 95 theses will be shown in the "Bible, Thesis, Propaganda” exhibition in Berlin next February.
What did the three main Reformers think about Christmas?
How the French Reformer defended the clarity of Scripture.
How the German Reformer defended the clarity of Scripture.
In spite of some terribly dark days, the Protestant faith keeps pressing on.
It’s the biggest success in Playmobil’s history. Orders come from across the world, they sold 34,000 in the first 3 days.
If the Lutheran and Catholic traditions seek “full unity,” they must arrive at the same understanding of salvation and authority. An opinion article sent by Andrew Messmer, one of our readers.
Pope Francis and Lutheran leaders celebrated an ecumenical service in the Cathedral of Lund (Sweden). They signed a joint statement “to move towards the communion to which God continually calls us.”
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Many celebrate #ReformationDay worldwide. Martin Luther was not aware of how his 95 theses would change Germany and the rest of Europe.