Tour Rewind: Masada, Ein Gedi, Qumran and Dead Sea

The beauty of Ein Gedi with great friends The diversity of Israel is astounding! Five different climate zones are found in this tiny country the size of New Jersey. Unbelievable! Lush, fertile soil found along the upper Jordan River Valley gives way to arid, barren desert south of Jericho. The Dead Sea comes into view, …

Continue reading Tour Rewind: Masada, Ein Gedi, Qumran and Dead Sea

Six Days of Miracles: God’s Victorious Hand in the Six Day War

Jerusalem Day is approaching.  But what is the celebration about?  Why is it such a big deal in Israel?  We are examining those questions and more.  In fact, we’re in the middle of a series of posts featuring: Israel’s Greatest Hour of Danger – what led up to the Six Day War Six Days that …

Continue reading Six Days of Miracles: God’s Victorious Hand in the Six Day War

A Trip to the Galilee

Today (sundown Friday to sundown Saturday) was Shabbat, so everything in Israel is pretty much shut down.  Thus, we took the opportunity to make the two hour drive down to Galilee.  "Down" has a different connotation in Israel because, though the Galilee area lies to the north of Jerusalem, one always goes "up" to Jerusalem, …

Continue reading A Trip to the Galilee

New Battle Weapons: Trumpets and Shouts

We see that God is serious about blessing His people.  As it relates to Israel’s miraculous war history, we can see that God’s hand has been upon the land of Israel in incredible ways.  However, is that only a modern-day occurrence, or do we see evidence of it earlier in Israel’s history? Let’s go all …

Continue reading New Battle Weapons: Trumpets and Shouts