500 Anniversary of the Reformation

Shortened Luther movie now on Netflix

A one-hour version of “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” will be available for two years on the streaming service.

Reformation Relevance: Preaching on the preaching of John the Baptizer

This is the final entry in the 2017 “Reformation Relevance” series.

Reformation Relevance: The marks of the Church

Indicating where the Church is located are God’s Word; Holy Baptism; the Sacrament of the Altar; the Office of the Keys; called ministers; prayer, praise and thanksgiving to God; and the sacred cross.

Luther alone?

Everywhere we turn these days, we see Luther’s face and hear Luther’s story. But Luther didn’t act alone. He couldn’t have.

Laughing with Luther

If you haven’t yet had a laugh while reading Luther, you may be doing it wrong.

Commission on Theology and Church Relations prepares Bible studies on doctrine of justification

The first of the Bible studies, “Justifying Christmas,” will be available in mid-November.

The 95 Theses: A reader’s guide

Many have found the 95 Theses difficult to read and comprehend. This short primer highlights some of the theses and key concepts Luther wished to explore.

October ‘Lutheran Witness’ goes all out for Reformation

500th anniversary issue brings the past to bear on the present.

Lutheran Witness: October 2017

Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and learn about the 95 Theses, Luther’s rose, “A Mighty Fortress” and more in this month’s Lutheran Witness.

How did Luther become a Lutheran?

Luther’s Reformation insights did not come in one fell swoop on October 31, 1517. Far from it. The indulgence controversy pushed him forward and into Scripture.

‘The word did everything’

Excerpted from Luther’s Works, “The Second Sermon, March 10, 1522, Monday after Invocavit.”

CHI exhibit features books, coins from Luther’s time

An exhibit at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis features rare books and coins from the time of Martin Luther and the Reformation.

Exhibit of Reformation-era books coming to Concordia, Chicago

The exhibit at Concordia University Chicago featuring 35 items from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries opens Oct. 8.

Follow in Luther’s footsteps with new Reformation resources

Three new resources complement those that are already available to help congregations, groups and individuals celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this fall.

Photo essay: A Soft and Fuzzy Impact

High-school students in Northrop, Minn., assemble Christian care kits with blankets and other items for local agencies.