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Lutheran Converts

Hear the stories of Catholic Converts from Lutheranism and learn what led them to return home to the Catholic Church.

“I remember having this strong sense that God was saying, ‘You need to join the Catholic Church.’ And I said to God, ‘Nope. I can’t do it, God.'”

Billy Kangas, co-founder of Cultivate Coffee and Tap House

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Joe Copeck 4:46

Discovering the importance of the Catholic Church’s authority to interpret scripture was a key factor in this Lutheran minister’s decision to return to the faith tradition of his youth.

Brother Thomas Martin, O.P. 6:30

Brother Thomas Martin grew up Lutheran but was eventually led to become Catholic and pursue religious life with the Dominican Order.

Nicole DeMille 56:13

When Nicole’s daughter entered a Catholic school for kindergarten, she began to study Catholicism in order to defend her faith. Hear what happened.


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Explore the full archive of conversion stories from former Lutherans who have embraced the Catholic Church.

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There We Stood, Here We Stand

Nearly 500 years after Martin Luther nailed his 95-theses to the church door at Wittenberg, the Lutheran Church has split again and again. What went wrong? These intensely personal and thought-provoking testimonies by eleven former Lutherans, including a number of former pastors, address the differences between Lutheranism and Catholicism – differences so profound that they have led many into the Catholic Church.

The Bible Alone?

Edited by Marcus Grodi

This is what countless Christians believe as they look to the Bible for a sure, sufficient source to form and guide their doctrines. But is this approach true and is it what Jesus intended? The Bible Alone? was edited by Marcus Grodi and includes contributions from various authors, including: Jimmy Akin, Dave Armstrong, Rev. Dwight Longenecker, Dr. Kenneth Howell, and others.

Roots of the Reformation

by Karl Adam

Most Protestants understand the Reformation from only one perspective. Brilliant author Karl Adam gives a historically sensitive and accurate analysis of the Reformation that stands as a valid and sometimes unsettling challenge to the presuppositions of Protestants and Catholics alike.