What's So Great About The Reformation?
October 31, 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Protestant Reformation -- the day Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the castle in Wittenberg, Germany. By doing so he unintentionally sparked a massive change in Christendom.
But why should that matter to you?
Does the Reformation have any bearing on our lives today? Definitely. What happened 500 years ago profoundly shapes how we read our Bibles and how we worship God in our church.
If you want a quick way to dig into the Reformation, utilize the resources listed below.
Why Did the Reformers Conclude that Reform Was Urgently Needed?
An article by Ligonier on the necessity of the Reformation
5 Questions and the 5 Solas
An article summarizing the historical context of the Reformation and the content of the 5 Solas
Here We Stand
31 short articles on important men and women in the Reformation
5 Minutes in Church History
A professor walks through the life of Martin Luther in bite-sized podcasts for the entire month of October