Up to the Golan

It was an absolutely beautiful day in the Galilee! After a very full day yesterday, our group awoke well rested and excited for the new day. The day did not disappoint! Our guide, Aly, shared a bit of Israel's history with us as we made an hour long drive to an army outpost in the …

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Around the Sea of Galilee

We awoke to a beautiful day on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Ma'agan Eden Holiday Village is our host and it is a beautiful resort near the southern tip of the Sea of Galilee. Bet Shean Our first stop was Bet Shean, an excavated and rebuilt Roman city, complete with all the things …

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Let’s Explore Caesarea Philippi

We are just over 2 months away from our journey to Israel, and one of our stops will be Caesarea Philippi, an area rich in ancient history, not only of Peter proclaiming Jesus as the Christ, but also of pagan idolatry at a place called the Gates of Hell. We will see the places where …

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Two of My Galilee Favorites!

Other than Jesus, who is your favorite Bible character? I've got many "favorites," but I have to say I most often identify most closely with Peter. He seemed to have a knack for falling, yet Jesus wouldn't allow him to fail! Don't you feel that way sometimes? Tabgha is a favorite place of mine because …

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