Bethany Beyond the Jordan

I bet you never envisioned the Jordan River to look like a KY backwoods creek.  Well here it is in living color.  Plus a reading from John 1 about a voice crying out in the wilderness.  This is wilderness my friends.

The Biblical Gentiles Were All Pagans

It was just a passing comment from our tour guide Andy while teaching on Mt. Arbel overlooking the region of Galilee.  As we looked down on the valley floor below, our eyes rested on the fertile fields of west Galilee or the Jewish region.  Then he directed our eyes to east Galilee, on the other…

When the Tourist Becomes a Pilgrim

Over the past days, I made my second pilgrimage to the Holy Lands of Israel and Jordan.  I entered the state of Israel for the first time back in 2010 and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in 2011.  Both earlier trips were huge in shaping my passionate love for Jesus, the Holy Bible and the…