A Review of Books on the Reformation

OCT 17 WILL BE THE FIVE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY of the Protestant Reformation. Here are some books for fun Summer reading. There are too many to settle for one. Brand Luther, by Andrew Pettegree was a delightful read. In 1517, at the age of 34, Luther began publishing....

Luther on Christian Leadership

ALL CHRISTIAN MINISTRY depends to a great deal on how deeply the reality of the cross has penetrated the soul of the Christian worker. The cross is about sin, judgment, and the reality of utter human bankruptcy. It is about the certainty and redemptive power of...

God’s Battalions

Rodney Stark, a Christian social scientist who teaches at Baylor University, recently wrote God’s Battalions, the case for the Crusades, a fascinating read with an alternative view.Like myself, you were probably taught that the “Crusades were the first round of...

The Controversy at the Heart of the Reformation

 Martin LutherIn the Autumn of 1517 Martin Luther inadvertently initiated the Reformation. He posted Ninety Five Theses on the Wittenberg church door and a spiritual earthquake shook Europe. Luther was absolutely convinced that men were blind to the truth about...