Who is Martin Luther?

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the moment when a little-known monk named Martin Luther sparked the Protestant Reformation and changed the course of human history. But who is this man who challenged the highest authorities of his day so that the truth of the gospel could be known and preached?

Luther was the man God used to recapture the gospel in the 16th century. He restored the Word of God as the center of Christian life and worship. He reestablished the importance of family, the value of music, and the dignity of human labor. But most significantly of all, he recovered the truth that a person’s justification in the eyes of God comes by grace alone, through faith alone.

This documentary trailer offers a brief introduction into who Martin Luther is and why we should get to know him better:

To help you learn more about Martin Luther, we have a few resources available. First, you can listen to an audio series on The Legacy of Luther that traces Luther’s role in recapturing the gospel during the Protestant Reformation. Second, you can take a look at an English translation of The Ninety-Five Theses that Luther nailed to door of the Wittenberg Castle church, disputing the corrupt practice of selling indulgences. And third, you can request a copy Luther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer, which includes a special illustrated ebook to help you get a better picture of who Luther is and what God was able to accomplish through his writings and teachings.

LDDVD-flatLuther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer

Discover the story of the former monk who sparked the Reformation. Told through a seamless combination of live-action storytelling and artistic animation, Martin Luther’s daring life is presented in extensive detail while still making the film relevant, provocative, and accessible.
Produced and just released by Haven Ministry’s Stephen McCaskell, this highly acclaimed 90-minute documentary will transport you back to the definitive moments that impacted the Church today. It will challenge you to a bolder faith and a greater passion to see the saving truth of Christ go into the world. This documentary needs to be watched and shared with small groups and in churches.

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