Tour Rewind: The In Between

That's a weird title, so let me explain. It is so difficult to put into words how vividly your Bible comes to life as you gaze upon the very places from where Scripture was written. For example, how can you imagine what it is like to come "face-to-face" with Golgotha if you are not standing …

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Tour Rewind: Yad Vashem, Israel Museum, Bethlehem, US Embassy

US flag standing proud over the US Embassy in Jerusalem Jerusalem and the surrounding areas are filled with meaningful sites beyond the major sites related to Christianity. We visited some of them one day in Jerusalem. We began that day with a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, highlighted by a guided tour through …

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Tour Rewind: Entering the Holy City

Temple Mount at night There is something special about entering Jerusalem for the first time. Often, tour groups arrive in the late afternoon or early evening, following a tour day en route. In that case, Temple Mount is lit up and the golden-capped Dome of the Rock glistens. Though that dome is a Muslim icon, …

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Saying Good Bye to Israel

Shalom friends! I left you yesterday at the Garden Tomb, and we'll pick up there today. Perhaps the most significant place of all for Christians, the Garden Tomb is a quiet, peaceful place right in the middle of a bustling, chaotic Arab area, only blocks from the Damascus Gate. In that garden, it is common …

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