Church History

You Don’t Know How You’ll Influence Someone

You Don’t Know How You’ll Influence Someone

Johann von Staupitz. Have you heard his name? Unless you’re a church historian, probably not. But as we’ll see, he’s a hero. And his unsung influence can teach us an encouraging lesson. Christians know the tale about Martin Luther and his 95 Theses he nailed to the church door. We’ve heard how Luther discovered the gospel afresh, finding peace in justification by faith alone through Christ alone. But honestly, we often oversimplify the story…