Reformation Study Tour - Dr. Wayne Braudrick

Jun 9-21, 2014

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Study Tour Wrap Up

posted on Saturday Jun 21 2014 at 8:22 pm UTC

Now that we've returned from our study tour you'll hopefully be able to talk to one of us in person about what we saw, heard, learned, and experienced! Below is a wrap up video that serves as a nice summary of the trip and a reminder of all that we did. Leave us a comment below or head over...

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posted on Saturday Jun 21 2014 at 12:31 am UTC

Today is a very sad day in that it is our last day on the tour. We have had a marvelous time together reasoning from the scriptures and learning about the past. Today we went to Eisenach and visited the Wartberg Castle where Martin Luther hid after he was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church....

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posted on Friday Jun 20 2014 at 1:39 am UTC

We spent a cloudy day in Wittenberg after a short bus ride from Erfurt. We saw the Castle-Church ( under much scaffolding and construction) and visited the Town-Church (also under construction). We saw the place- not the actual door- where Martin Luther nailed (posted) his 95 Theses to the Castle Church....

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Traffic and Fellowship

posted on Thursday Jun 19 2014 at 1:35 am UTC

We headed for Erfurt, Germany early this morning. We were on the bus for about 11 1/2 hrs. due to some heavy traffic but enjoyed the scenic countryside and good fellowship. We took a quick stroll after dinner viewing Luther's statue and beautiful St. George's Church. More to come as we head out to...

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posted on Wednesday Jun 18 2014 at 12:29 am UTC

Today was a glorious free day in Interlaken. Some went to visit the quiet town of Brienz strolling the streets, window shopping and taking pictures of the cute chalets blanketed with beautiful flowers; some rode the train up the mountain to witness breathtaking views of the majestic snow-capped mountains;...

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Taking in the Meaning

posted on Tuesday Jun 17 2014 at 12:50 am UTC

We started this beautiful day with gorgeous weather and cool breezes. We again drove through scenic country taking many pictures. Upon arrival in Geneva we went to a beautiful park and ate a picnic lunch soaking in the warm sunshine. We then walked the small streets of Geneva locating the auditorium...

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posted on Monday Jun 16 2014 at 4:24 am UTC

After spending the night at the Crown Plaza Hotel (where we will stay two nights) in Zurich, we started our marvelous day at the International Baptist Church worshipping with our brothers and sisters in Christ and had plenty of great snacks afterwards! We then headed into Zurich to learn more about...

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The Austrian Countryside

posted on Sunday Jun 15 2014 at 12:14 am UTC

Today was a long travel day for us. We boarded the bus and headed to Zurich passing through the most beautiful countryside in Austria. The mountains and villages were absolutely spectacular filled with God's beauty that is undeniable.We sang on the bus, had some great fellowship, heard lots of humorous...

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posted on Saturday Jun 14 2014 at 12:07 am UTC

Today was spent traveling along the most beautiful countryside on our way to Venice. What a great place to visit - a shopper's paradise! Italy has been amazing for those who love leather goods (Gucci purses, leather gloves - a few items purchased :)), Murano glass, and anything else you can picture....

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posted on Friday Jun 13 2014 at 12:59 am UTC

Today we made a 6 hour trip through the beautiful countryside passing through Tuscany on our way to Florence. We learned Florence was where the Southern Renaissance began and secular humanism flourished. Since this was a free day for all of us, we headed in groups to view all this wonderful city had...

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An Architect's Dream

posted on Thursday Jun 12 2014 at 12:39 am UTC

We have stayed two nights at a wonderful hotel about an hour outside of Rome where the Bible tells us Paul was encouraged at the Forum Appius. Our Hotel Foro Appio would have been the very spot he traveled and was encouraged. The quaintness of the countryside and awesomeness of the history was astounding...

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Living Faith

posted on Wednesday Jun 11 2014 at 12:58 am UTC

After a few delays and challenges we arrived safely in Rome. Loading immediately on the tour bus, we headed off for a wonderful adventure through the ancient city, eating at little pizzeria places on our way to the Colosseum. Ahhh...the magnificent Colosseum. It's majesty and history was wonderful...

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Preparing for our Study Tour!

posted on Thursday May 29 2014 at 7:16 pm UTC

Our study tour will soon be arriving in Europe to peel back the layers of the Reformation! Once we're on the ground, we'll post periodic updates and photos. Check back often or get update notifications using the subscribe options on this page. We'll be sharing our travel experiences online with...

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