What does it mean to be a Lutheran Christian? That we are saved by God's grace alone through faith alone, all gift from God through Jesus Christ our Lord, is at the heart of the answer. Read Lutheranism 101 for a little more detail.
Of course, Martin Luther's rediscovering the Good News of Jesus Christ during the Lutheran Reformation is rich story. The following video resources are a good way to explore Luther's life and the formative years of the Lutheran Reformation:
- Rick Steves' Luther and the Reformation, originally aired on PBS, gives an excellent travalogue of transformative people, times, and places)
- In A Man Named Luther, Luther's life and times are examined through the lens of history, religion and theology.
- Luther, is the 2003 movie starring Joseph Fiennes, Alfred Molina, Jonathan Firth, Claire Cox, and Peter Ustinov.