Indulgences were really from the pope. He was fund-raising for a building program. The solas teach us that we are saved by grace alone, by faith alone, as revealed in Scripture alone.
“As soon as the coin in the coffer rings, the soul from purgatory springs.” Indulgences led to the posting of the 95 Theses. Christ alone sets the soul free.
Eighteen of the 12 Apostles are buried in Germany? What are relics? Why did people view them and why was Luther against them? Was there any relic Luther treasured?
On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses in Wittenberg, Germany. Find out more about the city at Luther’s time and how Luther grew into a biblical scholar.
The guest lecturer is Darlene Sorrell, RN, Parish Nurse at Hales Corner Lutheran Church, Hales Corner, Wis.
Can’t make it to Germany this year? We’ve got an exclusive video tour with President Harrison! Watch part one with this month’s digest. And then stick around for stories about being a chaplain at a Tyson plant, starting a pro-life ministry in a church, responding to 13 Reasons Why with love and much more.
Rev. Dr. David Ludwig presents a Parish Nurse Video Lecture Series program entitled “Faith and Wellness” for LCMS Health Ministry.
Blessed Eastertide to all. Christ is risen, he is risen indeed! LCMS volunteers have been working hard to help with flood relief. Decades of mission work is bearing fruit in Togo. We’ve got articles on baptism, marriage and much more in the Digest this month.
LCMS Disaster Response continues to provide spiritual and human care after severe flooding in the St. Louis area damaged several homes and businesses in late April and early May.
This edition of Life Together highlights many areas of prayer and trial for the LCMS.
Who better to deliver the Gospel to our nation’s troops on the front lines of conflict – while also caring for their families – than an LCMS chaplain? Could that chaplain be you?
Braun’s presentation will provide helpful ideas for parish nurses with or without a school.
Blessed Lententide to all of you! There are many challenges facing us right now, but it’s also true that we are richly blessed as we look forward to Easter.
The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod hosted the Zion XVI Conference entitled “Lutheran Accents in Speicalized Pastoral Ministry” Sept. 15-18, 2016.
A year ago, their city was flooded. Now they are helping others when disaster strikes. See how LCMS congregations were moved to respond in love and mercy in the aftermath of the Perryville, Missouri, tornadoes.
Hartung will share insights and applications for parish nurses from his book Holding Up the Prophet’s Hand, published by Concordia Publishing House.