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The history of the Baptist faith began with the Reformation in the 1500s when Martin Luther posted his 95 tenets, now known as the Rediscovery of the Gospels, to the front door of the Wittenberg Roman Catholic Church. These 95 tenets were taken from the New Testament and informed people that their salvation was in their hands, not in the hands of the established church. This act was followed by a wave in America 200 years later called The Second Great Awakening that was located in New York, New England, and Cumberland Valley (where Kentucky and Tennessee are located). Another revival occurred 100 years later in California. And so it continues….

One simple act created a movement that affected and continues to affect millions of people. This thought got me to thinking:

What do you believe in strongly enough to write down and tack up in public place for the world to see?



Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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