The Bethel Confession

November 26, 2014
The word Bethel comes to us from Scripture. It's a biblical town, and it literally means "house of God." There's a Bethel in Germany as well. It was set up as a center for those who were in need. In Bethel there was a hospital, which moved the German Lutheran church to found a seminary

The Barmen Declaration

November 19, 2014
In 1933, the national synod of the German Protestant churches endorsed the Nazi party. The churches unified into a new organization called the German Evangelical Church, which was known colloquially as the Reichskirche, or the "Reich Church." In response, a group of theologians and churchmen formed what they called the Confessing Church. One of the key

The Heidelberg Theses with Carl Trueman

November 12, 2014
Stephen J. Nichols: We are again visiting with our friend Dr. Carl Trueman. We had previously left him on a deserted island, but we'll try to be a little more kind to him this time. We're going to talk about our mutual distant friend, Martin Luther. One of Luther's crucial texts is known as the Twenty-Eight

Bride of the Reformation

November 5, 2014
Last time we were celebrating the Reformation. And it's such a great event—why just limit ourselves to one week? So let's go back and spend some more time with the Reformation. This week we're going to be looking at a lady by the name of Wibrandis Rosenblatt. Now she has come to be called the bride
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