Reformation

The Joy of a Generous and Faithful Lutheranism

Wherever the Gospel and Sacraments are—enough to bring people to true faith in the true Jesus—there is the Church.

Cranach Reformation Altar reproduction installed at International Center

A scale reproduction of the Reformation Altar art in Wittenberg, Germany, is dedicated Sept. 19 at the LCMS International Center chapel.

Luther’s Catholic Reformation

The early Lutherans were also diligent to keep the traditional practices and ceremonies of the church, as long as these did not conflict with the Gospel of grace.

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.

Does the Lutheran Reformation Have a Future?

The real story of the Reformation is about the march of the Church of Jesus Christ in the face of impossible odds — thirsting for Christ and His means of grace, trusting in the Bible as God’s inerrant Word, struggling in the North but growing tremendously in the South.

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.

Sem’s ‘Reformation500’ to feature noted author

The Rev. Tullian Tchividjian — grandson of Billy Graham — will speak at the March 19 event at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

CTCR to host second international theological conference

Lutheran leaders from five continents will gather in 2015 in Wittenberg, Germany, to focus on celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.

Wittenberg Project to open doors for evangelism

Those involved with the project in Wittenberg, Germany, are moving steadily toward completion of this venue for Lutheran education and platform for Gospel proclamation.

Synod introduces triennial ‘Stand’ theme

The new theme is based on Martin Luther’s proclamation, “Here I stand. I can do no other,” and will be reflected in special events and activities through 2016.

Harmelink named CHI executive director

The Rev. Dr. Daniel Harmelink of Huntington Beach, Calif., begins serving in the Concordia Historical Institute position on Feb. 1.

Lutherans, Catholics bury hatchet for Reformation’s 500th

As the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation approaches, the Vatican and the Lutheran World Federation agree in a joint document to set aside centuries of hostility and prejudice.