Jesus Trail: Walking Where Jesus Walked

While working from home, or otherwise cooped up and wishing we were elsewhere, imaginations carry us to places we would rather be and to adventures that linger on our "bucket list." In such situations, my imagination races off to Israel. I have been blessed to do a lot of interesting things there, but one that …

Continue reading Jesus Trail: Walking Where Jesus Walked

Update from Home of Jesus the King Church in Nazareth

During our trip to Israel last November, one of our greatest blessings was a visit to the Home of Jesus the King Church, pastored by a dear brother in Christ, Saleem Shalash. Pastor Saleem and his beautiful family are Arab believers whose congregation is reaching out to Arabs and Jews alike in Nazareth, Jesus' boyhood …

Continue reading Update from Home of Jesus the King Church in Nazareth

Now THAT is Christmas!

Friends, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and I pray the celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, impacted you in a special way this year. Since our tour to Israel in November, the Lord has given me such a heart for pastors who minister in Israel. Arab, Palestinian and Messianic pastors …

Continue reading Now THAT is Christmas!

Tour Rewind: Carmel, Megiddo, Nazareth

Moving up the Mediterranean Coast and slightly inland, we arrived at the Carmel Range. Upon what is called Mt Carmel, 1 Kings 18 records Elijah's confrontation of the prophets of Baal. In the days of Elijah, the wicked king Ahab ruled, and had ushered in idol worship. At God's command, a contest ensued to determine …

Continue reading Tour Rewind: Carmel, Megiddo, Nazareth