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

Megiddo, Fought Over And Prophesied About

  Why? Ask anyone who wants to travel to Israel, why, and the usual answer is….to walk where Jesus walked. Nothing wrong with that answer, in fact, it’s a great answer, but the Holy Land isn’t just about the New Testament, Israel fully engages you with the Old Testament!   Constancy Location, location, location . … More Megiddo, Fought Over And Prophesied About

Not Your Ordinary Shepherds, These Guys Were Special

Fact Checking Everyone loves to “fact check,” and it is usually done for good reasons.  God is expressly specific throughout the Bible, He includes dates, places, people and customs.  He has fleshed out inspired passages with facts that can be historically checked.  Doesn’t it peak your interest when you read in John’s Gospel that the disciples netted 153 fish?  That is … More Not Your Ordinary Shepherds, These Guys Were Special

What Is A Tel?

A “Tel” is not short for telephone, nor is it a habit that gives you away….a Tel is the site of an ancient city and most are Biblical. In the Old Testament, God instructs the Israelites to destroy pagan cities, leave them in ashes and walk away from the rubble. Sometimes they did and sometimes they didn’t….we know, … More What Is A Tel?

Five Faith Reasons To Go To The Holy Land

In 2014, the British newspaper, The Telegraph, included the Holy Land among the top 25 destinations on their Ultimate Travel Bucket List. Surprisingly, the article did not use the name “Israel,” only naming the Holy Land. The HOLY LAND…. the nation-state of Israel IS Holy Land to millions who have traveled to this Biblical land … More Five Faith Reasons To Go To The Holy Land