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If you want to understand 2024,
learn about what happened in 1933.
Stop for a minute and think: what is baptism? What does it mean to you? Does it include some people and exclude others? Or is it a sign of something…
When the Rev. Steven D. Martin was in seminary, he read a book titled “Theologians Under Hitler.” The book examined how seemingly faithful, moral German Christians could have supported the…
Jesus taught us to love our neighbors, right? And that love extends universally, as illustrated by the Good Samaritan. How, then, can we explain Christian support of National Socialism when it was clear that the Nazis stood for certain people and vio…
In 2004 I made a documentary film, “Theologians Under Hitler,” which exposed the extent of Christian support for Nazi Germany. It changed my life, and those of others who saw it and took its message seriously.
Twenty years later, we have arrived at the brink of what I feared: America, where it “can’t happen here,” faces an election in which one candidate has pledged a dictatorship “on day one.” Christians across the nation will vote for him; Christian leaders will endorse him from their pulpits. And this challenges the very foundation of the faith.
This podcast tells the Church’s history during the Third Reich. Consider supporting this podcast if you:
- Feel that we (not just in the US, but all over the world) are on a treacherous path
- Find that sharing opinions about our current situation convinces no one, but telling stories might
- Want to support sharing stories that need to be heard
Please join me in this venture. Thank you.
– Rev. Steven D. Martin