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Martin Luther didn’t stand alone 500 years ago. Nor does he stand alone today. To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we’ve created a 31-day journey introducing you to the many heroes of the Reformation, just 5–7 minutes each day.

Here We Stand Desiring God

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Martin Luther didn’t stand alone 500 years ago. Nor does he stand alone today. To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we’ve created a 31-day journey introducing you to the many heroes of the Reformation, just 5–7 minutes each day.

    Here He Stood: Martin Luther (1483–1546)

    Here He Stood: Martin Luther (1483–1546)

    Luther stood not on the pronouncements of popes, or the decisions of councils, or the winds of popular opinion, but on “that word above all earthly powers.”

    • 8 min
    The Runaway Nun: Katharina von Bora (1499–1552)

    The Runaway Nun: Katharina von Bora (1499–1552)

    Katharina married Martin Luther to survive as a runaway nun, but their marriage proved to be a model in a time when “pastor’s wife” was a new role.

    • 6 min
    The Administrative Pastor: Johannes Bugenhagen (1485–1558)

    The Administrative Pastor: Johannes Bugenhagen (1485–1558)

    The Reformation required more than theological giants. It also demanded organizational geniuses.

    • 6 min
    The Happy Professor: Zacharius Ursinus (1534–1583)

    The Happy Professor: Zacharius Ursinus (1534–1583)

    He took the lead role in writing the Heidelberg Catechism, one of the most ringing affirmations of faith in all of Christian history.

    • 5 min
    The First Calvinist: Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

    The First Calvinist: Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

    Theodore Beza gave form to what we now call Calvinism by explaining and defending the biblical doctrines Calvin had rediscovered.

    • 6 min
    The Teenage Martyr: Lady Jane Grey (c. 1537–1554)

    The Teenage Martyr: Lady Jane Grey (c. 1537–1554)

    Lady Jane Grey was a teenage victim of social and political conspiracy, beheaded at seventeen for her faith. But her life is far from a tragedy.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

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335 Ratings

CubanParade ,

Do more!

This was incredible and should be done every year or at least add some more every once and a while

leisamh ,

Informative!

Followed this podcast last year. Excited to journey thru October again with these heroes of the faith.

Tsolakin ,

Thank You for the work

Your team did a great job providing these biographies
It was a wonderful experience to learn through the lives of those who had to carry the christian faith through very trying circumstances

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