EPISODE #4: Ted asks Rod about whether the Lutheran position on baptismal regeneration conflicts with sola fide, or faith alone. Rod talks about where the Christian faith comes from and how that relates to baptism, as well as how our faith is maintained through our lives.
Are people so different today? Is justification really irrelevant now? Is the preacher’s only point of contact with the life-giving Gospel a by-product of Microsoft’s word processor? I do not think so.
While 500 years is certainly something to be celebrated, to always focus on the anniversary number could run the risk of forgetting the true meaning behind the reason we remember the Reformation as an important period in the history of the Christian church.