Archive for the ‘Class of 2016/2017’ Category

A Memory and a Name

It’s not every day that you can travel through secret tunnels, let alone King Hezekiah’s tunnel! The day began with a quick lesson from Rich about David and Bathsheba’s promiscuous occurrence, and the attempted cover-up by David. We learned the importance of being where you’re supposed to be and doing what you’re supposed to do. […]

Read more...

Clarity

After the past few days hiking and driving from the wilderness to the Promised Land, it was finally time to discover what incredible things were in store for us in the city that holds so much historical value. Today’s adventures included exploring the Temple Mount, enjoying the view from Herodium, and a little shopping in […]

Read more...

Last Night in Galilee

Shalom, everyone! Andrew and Ben here. We just wanted to take a minute and tell you about all the awesome stuff that happened today in Israel. We got to go to a few different sites, hear some incredible teaching, and experience some really cool things. To start the day off, we all grouped up near […]

Read more...

Reflective Waters

Shabbat Shalom! Michael (Georgia) and Marisa here! Today we traveled to Susita, Bet She’an, Harod Spring, and floated on the Sea of Galilee. Seeing the size of Susita and Beit She’an helped clarify our understanding of the geographical aspect of the Bible. To be able to imagine everyday life in both the Old and New […]

Read more...

Following the Footsteps of Jesus

Shalom!! It’s Kaitlynn x2!!! (Caitlynn Callan/ Kaitlyn Farris). Currently we are writing this sitting next to the Sea of Galilee. Today we started out at Capernaum along the sea of Galilee. All I could keep thinking about was my savior walked along these shores. We learned that was where Jesus called home. We were able […]

Read more...

A Day in The Desert

We started our hike to a waterfall by seeing ibex, which are the national animal of Israel. After walking for a few minutes, we stopped and looked at some caves. There was a short teaching by Courtney on David running from Saul which is found in 1 Samuel 24. While David was running from Saul […]

Read more...

Happy Hump Day!

Shalom! Shalom! Cass and Court here! Today was a BIG day! Starting off the morning bright and early, we tackled Masada. This is something we have been working towards since September by walking up the Joshua hill, so we were well prepared to “conquer the land!” Masada was a fortress that was perfect for defense. […]

Read more...

Shalom Shalom!

Day one in Israel and it is definitely the start of a grand adventure! We began our day at Yad Hashmona, which means ‘Memorial of the Eight.’ It is a kibbutz built in the region of Kiriath Jearim. In the story recorded in I Samuel 4-7:1-2, we saw how in this place God was forgotten. […]

Read more...

We Made it to Israel

Wow what a long trip but we have finally arrived in Israel. You wouldn’t believe the amazing conversations and adventures we have already experienced. Istanbul was great but we really only had enough time to run through the airport to catch our flight to Israel. A few of us had the opportunity to try some […]

Read more...

Leaving on a Jet Plane

The time has finally come at last. Today we all met at 3 pm at the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX to begin the check in process with Turkish Airlines for our trip to Israel. Everyone is really excited and we can’t wait to begin our study tour through the Holy Land. Once we […]

Read more...

« Older Entries
Newer Entries »