Reformation 2017

Reformation Relevance: Justified by faith

What does it mean to be “justified by faith,” according to the New Testament?

Reformation Relevance: ‘Only God rules over the soul’

This month’s column is from Luther’s writings in 1523 on church and state and the types of law that govern each.

Karsten named winner of Reformation hymn competition

The hymn by the Rev. Dr. Wilfred Karsten of Moline, Ill., is for the Synod’s celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Reformation Relevance: ‘This heavenly righteousness is given to us by God’

This month’s column is from Luther’s 1535 Commentary on Galatians.

Reformation Relevance: Luther on church and state

This month’s column is from Luther’s 1523 treatise, “Temporal Authority: To What Extent It Should Be Obeyed.”

New series spotlights Luther’s writings

This is the first in a series of Martin Luther’s writings as a way to join the church body’s celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.

‘Stand’ grants enable mercy, witness outreach

Part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, $1 million is awarded in “Stand With Your Community” grants.

Reformation meets world in special mission journal

The December “Journal of Lutheran Mission” highlights papers and discussions from the International Lutheran Council World Conference.

BNM presenters emphasize ‘good moment’ for LCMS

At the Sept. 9-10 meeting in the St. Louis, the LCMS Board for National Mission continues its policy work, hears from numerous speakers and takes several actions.

KFUO Audio: 2017 Reformation Celebration and Stand with Your Community Grant Program

The Rev. Randy Golter, special assistant to the president and director of the Synod’s Reformation celebration, talked with KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates on Oct. 14 about plans for the 2017 Reformation celebration and the Stand with Your Community Grant program.

New mission journal focuses on Reformation

The edition contains papers presented at the second International Conference on Confessional Leadership this past spring in Wittenberg, Germany.

The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation Is Near!

Right around the corner is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Fundamentally, the anniversary is not about Luther but the One who forgave Luther freely by grace through faith.