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5 Reasons We Need to Remember the Reformation

As we celebrate the 16th century Protestant Reformation, here are five reasons why we need to remember and celebrate: 1. The Reformation reminds us that the church is built upon the gospel, not vice-versa. 2. The Reformation reminds us that … Continue reading

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It’s Reformation Day: Trick or Treat?

On All Hallows’ Eve, October 31, 1517, a lowly priest named Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany.  He ended up with more than he bargained for. Next October 31 will be 500 … Continue reading

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On This Day in Church History: Martin Luther Posted His 95 Theses

In the little town of Wittenberg, Germany, on this day, October 31, 1517, an Augustinian priest nailed a challenge on the church door, where it was common to make announcements of the sort.  Within the same week, copies of whatever this young monk nailed … Continue reading

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The Reformation: Trick or Treat?

It was a Saturday, October 31, 1517, when Martin Luther–a 33-year-old theology professor at Wittenberg University–walked over to the Castle Church in Wittenberg and nailed his now (in)famous 95 theses to its door, hoping to ignite an academic discussion. However, … Continue reading

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