Looking Toward Pentecost: Jesus’ First Appearances

Hi friends! Purposefully I took you back to Resurrection Day in yesterday's post. I did that for two reasons. First, I have a hard time containing the joy and excitement of Resurrection Day in a single day! I wish we had would carry resurrection excitement with us every Sunday, as that is really what we …

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The Tomb is Empty and He is Alive!

He is not here, He is risen, just as He said. Come and see the place where He lay!~Matthew 28:6 It's quiet here...take a seat. Soak it in! Pull out your Bible and read Matthew 28:1-7. Avoid rushing through it, but rather put yourself into the place of the two women who arrived at the …

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A Journey Back to Magdala

Magdala synagogue One of the amazing places our tour group went while in Israel was Magdala. The birthplace and hometown of Mary Magdalene ("Mary of Magdala") is also the home of a 1st century synagogue in which Jesus certainly taught. Situated on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, the ancient village laid uncovered for …

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Tour Rewind: Epilogue

I pray you were blessed by the tour rewind! Now, I hope you will bear with me as I share some personal thoughts. Words cannot describe the joy of hosting the 30 people pictured above on the trip of a lifetime! A year ago when I began planning the trip, my goal was to put …

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