The Reformation – 500th Anniversary

October 31, 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. October 29th is Reformation Sunday, closing Bethel’s sermon series It’s STILL all about Jesus, celebrating the anniversary by walking through the five solas: Christ Alone, Word Alone, Grace Alone, Faith Alone, and To the Glory of God Alone.

Below are the seven sermons, the Reformation overview video, and links to Reformation related resources to learn more.

Click here for audio versions of the sermons

Sermon Videos

  • Series Introduction
  • Christ Alone
  • Scripture Alone
    “Word
  • Grace Alone
  • Faith Alone
  • To the Glory of God Alone
  • Series Conclusion

The Reformation (an overview)

The following is the video that was shown during the conclusion of the sermon series, giving a brief overview of the Protestant Reformation.

Links to Resources

Lutheran Reformation

A resource website, celebrating the Reformation, developed by The LCMS, Thrivent and the Lutheran Church Extension Fund.

Faith&Fellowship Magazine

The Church of the Lutheran Brethren dedicated all six issues of Faith&Fellowship magazine to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year.

Video for the Kids!

Stop motion animation that uses Playmobil to tell the story of Martin Luther, and the Reformation. Over 4000 individual photos bring to life scenes from the life of Luther like the castle where he hid as an outlaw, Wittenberg where he taught, the monastery where he was gripped by the Bible, and the Imperial Council at Worms.