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Reformation Day is near! Get your vocal chords warmed up for “A Might Fortress,” and click here to test your Reformation knowledge. How well did you do? Don’t forget about our annual posting of Reformation fun here. If you find … Continue reading
On October 31, it will be 494 years since Martin Luther penned his 95 statements and famously attached them to the door of the castle church at Wittenberg in Electoral Saxony. Luther’s Life Leading Up to the 95 Theses, from … Continue reading
Admin note: The following is a story we received from a Blog reader. If you’d like to contribute your own story, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ~~~ When I was born, I was baptized catholic, did my first communion, and attended catholic school … Continue reading
Here are a baker’s dozen questions about Lutheranism and Lutheranism in America, for you to relax and ponder. How well did you do, before going to Wikipedia?
3. T/F: The name “Lutheran” is older than the name “Protestant.”
7. The oldest church that is today a member of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is
9. Which Lutheran pastor sparked the nineteenth-century Lutheran confessional awakening in 1818? Continue reading
I was Baptized as a Lutheran within a few weeks of birth. I had the blessing of hearing my first Bible stories on my mother’s lap and to be in a family for whom faith was just part of life. … Continue reading
I have been a Lutheran for seventy years, but I have been actively involved as a hospital chaplain with other Christians. I increasingly find comfort in the Lutheran understanding of sanctification that it is not we who make ourselves holy … Continue reading
Lutherans know FREEDOM. They know we do not choose God, but understand that God first chose us and first loved us. He knows every hair on our head. He gives us the free will to reject Him, of course, but … Continue reading
The essence of Christianity can be seen in the comparison of the two words “DO” and “DONE.” All other religions, apart from Christianity, are religions of the law. That is, they are “DO” religions. Too often the “DO” has crept … Continue reading
I love the Gospel. That is why I love Lutheranism. I don’t receive Jesus and His Word and His teachings (doctrine) anywhere else like I do in Lutheranism. I don’t get nearly enough of the Gospel in Roman Catholicism or … Continue reading