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Doing Life Together: A Priesthood of All Believers

Fifty million American adults attend faith-based small groups regularly, according to a 2016 survey of the U.S. Census Bureau.1 Yet just over...

The Source of Revolution

October 31, 1517 is the 500th anniversary of a revolution. It began when a young, obscure theologian in an insignificant town in...

The Call to Reformation

When Martin Luther wrote his 95 theses, I imagine he had little thought about how it would affect not only his life...

How the Reformation Shapes our Life Together

Last Spring I was planting vegetables and noticed printed on the plastic wrapper around one tomato plant the slogan, “Deep roots produce...

Commemorating the Reformation in “Post-Christian” Europe?

The debate over the meaning of Reformation jubilees or commemorations is an old one. Such celebrations can be put to different uses...

Seeking A Correctible Conscience

Had things gone differently for Luther at the Diet of Worms—where he was on trial before representatives of Pope Leo X and...

A Reforming Recommendation

The year 2017 is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Half a millennium has passed since Luther nailed his 95 Theses...

Learning to Speak Thoughtfully of Jesus: Calvin’s Way With Heretics

Most Christians have a basic understanding of the issues that led to the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century. Yet we all...

A Reformation Day Sermon

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,...

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Clothes Make the Man (or the Woman)?

Do we still believe in the notion of the “preaching office” or the “pastoral office”? Or have we joined the ranks of so much American “free church” congregationalism that replaces the notion of “office” with that of mere “function”?

Can the Lord’s Supper Be “Online”?

The notion of “online Communion” has some real problems to it.

Jesus Christ is the Life – Part 2

Just how, as Christians, do we receive this life?

Jesus Christ is the Truth – Part 2

Confessing Jesus Christ as the way, the truth, and the life means he is not merely one truth among others. He is the truth by which all others are measured.

Jesus Christ is the Way – Part 2

How can the church be “the way” today?