How do we cope with the legacy of such flawed heroes?
Despite varying emphases of different traditions, the ecclesiological presuppositions of the Reformation reflect distinct convictions concerning the gospel message.
Pastors devoted to their ministry have so many things to do. So why should they care about the Reformation?
Almost certainly, the most striking practical change at the time of the Reformation was the rise of expository preaching in local churches.
Luther the pastor and shepherd inspired Luther the reformer.
For many Christians, the Reformation has nothing substantial to say to racial and economic injustices. Are they wrong?
The Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century restored the gospel to the sacraments and the sacraments to the congregation.
How does a Protestant understanding of church discipline differ from Roman Catholicism’s?
A brief overview of important, Reformation-related people and events.
It’s well known that the Reformation entailed a recovery of core doctrines regarding salvation and worship. Did it also involve a recovery of the Great Commission?
Think of a three-legged stool. Now imaginatively label one of those legs “Scripture,” label the second leg “Tradition,” and label the third leg “Magisterium.”
Having rediscovered the doctrinal foundations essential to evangelicalism, the Reformers provided the legacy and sometimes the example for intense evangelism.
Calvin summarizes well the Protestant doctrine of imputation, a doctrine which has continued to be a great comfort and strength for believers and for those who are heirs of the Reformation.
Luther and his fellow Protestant reformers changed the course of church history. How so? Let me name four.
The Five Solas series is to help Christians understand the historical and biblical context of the five solas and how to live out the relevance of Reformation theology today.