Jesus Day!

Christy Parry Wednesday, July 2, 2014 Shalom from Israel! Today is my last Wednesday in Israel and I can’t believe this journey is almost over. I am so thankful for everything that God has taught me while on this trip. The same passages in the bible that I’ve read over and over for years finally […]

Coming to Life

Elijah Roth July 3, 2014 The Sea of Galilee has been absolutely amazing! Our first stop this morning was Mt. Arbel. A great way to start the day, getting our blood and adrenaline going as we hike up and around the side of a cliff. This was amazing, but I got WAY too sweaty! This […]


Allison Ens Boker tov! Today is day two of our Galilee field study, and I think that this may be one of my favorite geographical regions of the country. We began our day with at a lookout called Peace Vista where we could get a great overview of the Sea of Galilee and surrounding country. […]

Tessa Gregory-Onward to Galilee!

Today we headed to Galilee! This trip had been built up by many people so we were all excited to see what the resort at the Sea of Galilee would be like in actuality. On the way there though, we stopped at a few sites. The first of these was Caesarea. This place was beautiful! […]

Haylie Copeland

Friday June 27th Today was a fairly relaxed day! We went to the city of the tabernacle which is called ancient Shiloh. This is where the tabernacle was established and where the land was divided among the tribes. We were able to discuss the importance of this place and relate it to the text in […]

Masada the Dead Sean, En Gedi and Quram

My morning starts out amazing, I journal through 2 Timothy 1:6-7, therefore, I remind you to keep ablaze the gift of God that is in you to the laying on of my hands for God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness (timidity) but one of power, love and sound judgment. What an amazing […]

Biblical Negev

by Michelle Yi   Arad, Israel Wednesday, June 25, 2014 And we’re off to see the wonders of the Negev! Leaving our lovely youth hostel in Arad, we traveled from the southern edge of the Judean Wilderness to destination #1: Tel Arad in the Eastern Negev Basin. A little background: In Tel Arad, there is […]

David and Goliath

Our first stop of the day was at Khirbet Qeiyafa. This site is known for its 2 gate structure and allowed us to over look the Shephelah Valley. This is the valley that is thought to be the location of the battle between David and Goliath. We moved to Tel Aseka, the hill across the […]

Wandering in the Wilderness

By Elijah Roth Our first stop this morning was the Judaen Wilderness at the Wadi Kelt. Something interesting about the Judean Wilderness is that it was considered both a place of judgement and a place of intimacy with God. I am so blessed that my experience was a time for intimacy with God. Anyways, we […]

Gary Mejia Israel 2014

So far our time has been amazing. In my personal time with God journal, I have been spending time in areas we have either studied or are seen first hand. To walk through the biblical text and have it come alive is beyond belief. Being a seminary student and use to studying the biblical text, […]