Month: October 2017


Faces of the Reformation – Pastor Johannes Bugenhagen


Who Is Johannes Bugenhagen? Our final Face of the Reformation is Johannes Bugenhagen, who is famous for two reasons: he was Martin Luther’s pastor and confessor in Wittenberg, and he helped to spread the Reformation truths throughout Northern Germany and Scandinavia. Bugenhagen was born in 1485 in the city of Wolin in the district of Pomerania. He studied at the University of Greifswald and eventually was ordained as a priest for St. Mary’s Church inRead More

500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation (1517-2017)


Celebrating the Reformation For much of the month of October, we will be commemorating and celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation of the Christian church, begun by Martin Luther, the German priest and theologian in the early 14th century. Recognizing the mercy and grace of our Lord God in bringing to light again the truths of Holy Scripture, we will schedule and use the final four weekend worship services for the emphasis of theRead More

The Importance of Repentance


What is Repentance? “When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, ‘Repent’(Matthew 4:17), He willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance,” so wrote Martin Luther in the first of the 95 Theses which he posted on the door of the castle church at Wittenberg in regards to Repentance. Repentance is probably something to which we do not pay a lot of attention in our everyday life. Yet it is something thatRead More

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