Luther and the Reformation – R.C. Sproul

R.C. Sproul, Luther and the Reformation (Sanford: Ligonier Ministries, 2021), 112 pp. Luther and the Reformation by R.C. Sproul is a short overview of the events that shook the world in the sixteenth century. Dr. Sproul surveys the iconic life of Martin Luther, Roman Catholic monk turned evangelical theologian. He traces Luther’s steps from theContinue reading “Luther and the Reformation – R.C. Sproul”

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)”

THE BARBER WHO WANTED TO PRAY – R.C. Sproul (2011)

R.C. Sproul has a way of “bringing the cookies” to a level that anyone can reach.  Once again, he has accomplished this feat in his newest children’s book, The Barber Who Wanted to Pray. Sproul retells the historical account of Martin Luther’s trip to the barber shop.  This was no ordinary visit. Luther was aContinue reading “THE BARBER WHO WANTED TO PRAY – R.C. Sproul (2011)”