Reformation: Why it Matters for Missions

‘The question remains, however, is it possible for Protestants today to be both faithful to the gospel and be in sync with the Vatican?…. While commonalities between Roman Catholics and Protestants do exist and should be celebrated, key… Read More

The Protestant Reformation (En and Vn)

Cuộc Cải Chánh Many posts below contain both Vietnamese and English. Reformation History: Five Onlys–part 10 Reformation History: John Calvin là ai?–part 9 Reformation History: John Calvin là ai?–part 8 Reformation History: William Farel–part 7 Reformation History: Calvin và Farel–part… Read More

Was the Reformation a Missionary Movement?

Some Christians critical of the theology of the magisterial reformers often accuse them of not caring for the lost or evangelism. But is this true according to history? “The Reformers viewed their task as a missionary one: they… Read More

Radical Reformation: Anabaptists (B. Hubmaier)

‘Balthasar Hubmaier (1480–1528), one of the early German Anabaptists, had an excellent education and received a doctor of theology degree from the University of Ingolstadt, where he studied under Luther’s opponent, John Eck. His pastorate at Waldshut, near… Read More

Radical Reformation: Anabaptists

‘Anabaptists appeared first in Switzerland because of the freedom that existed in that land. Neither feudalism nor the papacy had been able to gain a hold on this land of courageous mercenary soldiers. Zwingli’s insistence on the Bible… Read More

Radical Reformation: Three groups

Cuộc Cải Chánh Cấp Tiến: Ba Nhóm 1. Mystics and spiritualists / Những Nhà Thần Bí hay Những Nhà Duy Linh 2. Anabaptists / Phái Anabaptists ·       Biblical / Theo Thánh Kinh o   Conrad Grebel (Swiss Brethren /… Read More

The Great Translator: Tyndale and the Reformation

God used William Tyndale (c. 1494–1536) to spur on the Protestant Reformation. Around the year 1521, Mr. William Tyndale was in the home of the Walsh family in England, when talking with an educated man loyal to the… Read More

A Prayer for the Church in Vietnam: Reformation Follow Up

‘Xin Đức Chúa Trời ban phước cho người Việt Nam hiểu rõ về nền tảng của sự Cứu Rỗi. Và ban cho nước Việt Nam dáy lên những người Tôi Tớ hiểu rõ về Lẽ Thật của Đức… Read More

Reformation History: Five Onlys–part 10

“CHỈ DUY NHẤT” NĂM CUỘC CẢI CHÁNH   Ngày cải chánh là ngày 31 tháng 10, là ngày mà Martin Luther (1483-1546) đóng đinh lên 95 câu gốc của ông ấy. Như vậy, “solas” (“chỉ duy nhất”) năm… Read More

Reformation History: John Calvin là ai?–part 9

Who is John Calvin? ‘John Calvin là nhà thần học hàng đầu của Phong Trào Cải Cách Giáo Hội (Reformation Movement) ông đã có những đóng góp to lớn cho Hệ Thống Thần Học Cải Cách (Reformed theology)… Read More