Here I Stand Sunday Summary

“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. (Hebrews 10:23, ESV) Sunday, April 18, 2021, was the 500th anniversary of Luther’s stand before the imperial Diet in the town of Worms, Germany where he told Emperor Charles V: “Unless I am convinced by the testimony of…

Here I Stand Sunday – Part Four

For the past 500 years, members of The Lutheran Church have been able to, “Hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.” (Hebrews 10:23) It all began when Martin Luther made his heroic stand before Emperor Charles V at the imperial diet in the city of Worms, Germany,…

Here I Stand Sunday – Part Three

At his second appearance before the Imperial Diet in the city of Worms, Germany, Martin Luther was confident and serene. The notes that he wrote in preparation for this day are still available to us. Luther was again asked if he recanted his writings. He proceeded to make the his famous “Here I Stand” statement…

Here I Stand Sunday – Part Two

A man by the name of Kasper Storm, arrived in Martin Luther’s hometown of Wittenberg, Germany on March 26, 1521. He was sent by Emperor Charles V to give Luther safe conduct to the upcoming Imperial Diet (meeting) in the city of Worms, Germany. Everywhere they stopped on their way to Worms it was clear…

The Under-400 Club

A tiny baby girl from San Diego, California now holds the record for the tiniest baby to survive. Baby Saybie was born the end of December of last year weighing about as much as a juice box. After a five-month stay in the NICU unit of Sharp Mary Birch Hospital she went from her birth…