Happy Reformation Day!

luther1.jpgJust wanted to wish everyone well on this 490th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation began by Martin Luther in 1517. I am so pleased that the Reformation is still ongoing. I agree with John Calvin that we are reformed and always reforming. We, the people of God, haven’t yet attained perfect knowledge and complete wisdom. But that’s Ok, God’s grace sustains us. It is a work of God that constantly pushes us forward through the muck of false teachings toward the glory of divine truth. The reformers began a noble work – the recovery of truth. May we faithfully pass on to the generations to come the theology formed in the blood and flames of medieval Europe. Today, piles of doctrinal dung are often flung upon the monuments of God’s truth. Let us never tire of polishing those monuments as we continue to grow in the knowledge of the truth.

And remember…

The just shall live by faith! (Rom 1:17b)

Soli Deo Gloria!

Brandon L.

Why Celebrate Halloween…

When there is a much better alternative holiday to observe on October 31st!

What other holiday?’ you may wonder.

Well, let me enlighten you! The day we most commonly refer to as Halloween is also known as…



On October 31st, 1517, Martin Luther, an Augustinian monk, nailed his 95 theses on the castle church door in Wittenburg, protesting the sale of indulgences by the Roman Catholic church. Luther eventually went to trial for heresy at the Diet of Worms where he was asked to repent of his teachings upon penalty of excommunication. His teachings opposed many accepted doctrines and practices of the church. He also challenged the authority and infallibility of the Pope. Luther refused to recant, famously stating: Continue reading