These Reformation Heroes Were Glossed Over by History

Churches around the globe paused earlier this week and remembered the courage of a man named Martin – and rightfully so. Martin Luther’s challenge of the Catholic Church on Oct. 31, 1517, reshaped the 16th-century Christian landscape, and it continues to...

The Heart of Our Most Sacred Stories

A sermon by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo. The Second Sunday of Easter I Peter 1:3-9 April 27, 2014 Psalm 16; John 20:19-31; Acts 2:14a, 22-32 Can you imagine it? On that first Easter morning, when Jesus stepped out of the tomb, not...

At Least Five Reformations Reshaped Church History

Martin Luther’s influence during the Protestant Reformation was enormous, but with the acceptance of Scripture as the authority, many individual interpretations began to appear, creating a pluralism of Reformations. Historians commonly identify five of these...