The Theological Backbone of William Tyndale (1494 – 1536)

Today  marks the anniversary of the martyrdom of William Tyndale.  This faithful man was born in 1494.  He attended Oxford, Magdalen Hall and Cambridge University.  A student and adherent of the Protestant Reformation, Tyndale engaged in numerous debates with Roman Catholics.    One leader in the Roman Catholic church mocked Tyndale: “We are better to beContinue reading “The Theological Backbone of William Tyndale (1494 – 1536)”

The Theological Backbone of William Tyndale (1494 – 1536)

Today  marks the anniversary of the martyrdom of William Tyndale.  This faithful man was born in 1494.  He attended Oxford, Magdalen Hall and Cambridge University.  A student and adherent of the Protestant Reformation, Tyndale engaged in numerous debates with Roman Catholics.    One leader in the Roman Catholic church mocked Tyndale: “We are better to beContinue reading “The Theological Backbone of William Tyndale (1494 – 1536)”

BOLD REFORMERS REFUSE TO COMPROMISE THE TRUTH

My grandfather, the late Rev. V.W. Steele, used to say, “Never compromise the truth.” “Don’t ever sell you soul for a mess of pottage,” Grandpa would surmise, with fire in his eyes. He understood the deadly influence of compromise, which plagued the church in his generation. He saw the crippling impact of liberalism, which wagedContinue reading “BOLD REFORMERS REFUSE TO COMPROMISE THE TRUTH”

ARE YOU A BOLD REFORMER?

Bold Reformer: Celebrating the Gospel-Centered Convictions of Martin Luther is available now! On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther nailed the ninety-five theses to the castle door in Wittenberg. One act of courage sparked a theological firestorm in Germany that set the world ablaze in a matter of days. Spreading like wildfire, thousands were introduced toContinue reading “ARE YOU A BOLD REFORMER?”

CORNERED IN A CASTLE: THE RESOLVE OF MARTIN LUTHER

The Protestant Reformers were men of unbending principle. They were men of unyielding conviction. These men fought relentlessly for the truth. Some of the battle took place privately as godly men wrote books and treatises, which magnified the mighty work of the gospel. The story is well-known about how Frederick the Wise arranged to haveContinue reading “CORNERED IN A CASTLE: THE RESOLVE OF MARTIN LUTHER”

BOLD REFORMER: Celebrating the Gospel-Centered Convictions of Martin Luther – David S. Steele

On April 1, 2016 my new book, Bold Reformer will be available at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble.com, and Booksamillon.com.  Here’s a brief summary: On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther nailed the ninety-five theses to the castle door in Wittenberg. One act of courage sparked a theological firestorm in Germany that set the world ablaze inContinue reading “BOLD REFORMER: Celebrating the Gospel-Centered Convictions of Martin Luther – David S. Steele”

SONGS OF THE NATIVITY – John Calvin (1562)

Songs of the Nativity by John Calvin is a collection of sermons taken from Luke 1 and 2. These sermons provide an inside look at the commitments of the great Protestant Reformer. The sermons demonstrate Calvin’s handle on Scripture and his exegetical skill. But above all, these sermons reflect the love that Calvin had forContinue reading “SONGS OF THE NATIVITY – John Calvin (1562)”

REMEMBERING WILLIAM TYNDALE ON REFORMATION SUNDAY

William Tyndale was born in 1494.  He attended Oxford, Magdalen Hall and Cambridge University.  A student and adherent of the Protestant Reformation, Tyndale engaged in numerous debates with Roman Catholics.    One leader in the Roman Catholic church mocked Tyndale: “We are better to be without God’s laws than the Pope.”  Tyndale, never one to minceContinue reading “REMEMBERING WILLIAM TYNDALE ON REFORMATION SUNDAY”

HERE I STAND: A LIFE OF MARTIN LUTHER – Roland Bainton (1950)

My copy of Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther is falling apart.  I first read this classic back in 1998.  At that time, Luther’s life and legacy were still very new to me.  Now over fifteen years later, the story is no less exciting.  In fact, it just keeps getting better. Bainton’s work is clearlyContinue reading “HERE I STAND: A LIFE OF MARTIN LUTHER – Roland Bainton (1950)”