If you were walking the streets of Germany during the Reformation, it would be an experience for the senses: watching crowds gather around Luther, listening to heated arguments at the kitchen table, and tasting the sweetness of the Gospel for the very first time. In the coming months, immerse yourself in all things Reformation by viewing a series of videos, tuning in to engaging podcasts, and browsing exclusive photography from Reformation 500 happenings.
As The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s department of archives and history, Concordia Historical Institute (CHI) is making available many of its rich, historical images for use in celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
In The Luther Mile, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison narrates a tour of historic Reformation sites. Along with historical facts, Harrison provides informative anecdotes during this tour of Lutherstadt, Wittenberg, Germany.
Dear young people: It’s time to be bold, to dare to learn, to dare to think, to speak, to confess, to engage and care to those in the dying world around you. Martin Luther dared to engage his academic community, and his 95 theses remind us that wherever we are that the Reformation is all about Jesus – still!
The congregation resource kit for the Reformation celebration contains downloadable materials to promote your congregation’s observation of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
It’s coming to PBS in 2017, and we have a sneak peek for you! Enjoy this short trailer of Martin Luther: An Idea That Changed the World.
500 years after the Reformation, it’s still all about Jesus! Watch the video from the LCMS president inviting you to take part in this exciting anniversary.
You don’t have to be a pastor to know how the Reformation changed the Church and culture! When you listen to podcasts about the Reformation, it’s like theological eavesdropping on the experts.