Why You Should Travel To Israel, The “Fifth Gospel”

In the last four decades millions of people have traveled to the Holy Land to visit what is sometimes called… the fifth Gospel.  In fact, according to the Israel Tourism Ministry 3.6 million traveled to Israel in 2017 alone.  That is an increase of 25% or 700,000 visitors over the previous year.  It will come … More Why You Should Travel To Israel, The “Fifth Gospel”

Israel: From The Maccabees To A Miracle To Hanukkah Donuts

  400 Years of Silence The events that inspired Hanukkah took place in the midst of “The 400 Years of Silence” or the time between the Old Testament and the New Testament when God appeared to be silent. For Important Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here God Uses History … More Israel: From The Maccabees To A Miracle To Hanukkah Donuts

Safety In The Holy Land, Where A Hill Is The Center Of Attention

For Important Israel News Updates  To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here The Temple Mount, The Center Of Attention In A World With A Short Attention Span If you were one of the thousands googling about safety in the Holy Land  in July 2017, the Jerusalem Temple Mount incident probably caught your … More Safety In The Holy Land, Where A Hill Is The Center Of Attention

The Temple Mount: A Hill, A Powder Keg, Metal Detectors and the Status Quo

For Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here. Is the whole Jerusalem Temple Mount episode  (July 2017) really about metal detectors? There are metal detectors everywhere else in Israel, not to mention the world, at checkpoints, the entrances to malls and other public places that Israelis, Muslims, Christians and others walk … More The Temple Mount: A Hill, A Powder Keg, Metal Detectors and the Status Quo

Israel: Myth Buster, Treasure Chest, Surprise

Israel is many things to many people … A land claimed by the world’s three great religions as their place of origin; a challenging melting pot of contemporary world politics, intrigue and conflicts; a surprising land of diverse and astonishing natural beauty, complete with ethnic complexities, historical consequence and Biblical significance; an archaeologist’s treasure chest, … More Israel: Myth Buster, Treasure Chest, Surprise

When God Chooses

Abraham saw the lot, David prepared the blueprint, Solomon constructed it, Babylon destroyed it, God’s people rebuilt it, Herod remodeled it, and Rome burned it to the ground.   Jesus taught in it, He threw money changers out of it, He entered it, time after time, through the Golden Gates and will again. He was mocked, beaten … More When God Chooses

The Dead Sea, Environmental Crisis or God’s Perfection

Slow-Motion Crisis Leaving Jerusalem on highway 1 and making a left turn onto highway 90, the Dead Sea, with the red Moab Mountains of Jordan rising on its eastern shore, is a sliver of blue out the front window of the bus. According to historical records and past accounts, the sea or lake, which straddles … More The Dead Sea, Environmental Crisis or God’s Perfection