Nov. 3–13, 2014
Nurturing Faith Bible Studies writer Tony Cartledge, who holds a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies from Duke University, will lead Sunday school teachers and other interested persons on a personal tour of Israel Nov. 3-13, 2014.
Join Tony and other Baptists Today staff on this unique opportunity to see firsthand the places where biblical stories came to life and to gain insights into the culture and languages of this remarkable setting.
DESTINATIONS will include Megiddo and other ancient cities, the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Capernaum, the Mount of the Beatitudes, the Golan Heights, the Jordan River, Jericho, Qumran, Masada and the Dead Sea.
In Jerusalem, view the city from the Mount of Olives, walk down the Palm Sunday Road, visit the Garden of Gethsemane, and follow the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Then visit the City of David and slosh through Hezekiah’s Tunnel, pray at the Western Wall, and walk around the Temple Mount.
In Bethlehem, visit the Church of the Nativity and Shepherd’s Field — then venture through the Valley of Elah to Moreshah, for a hands-on archaeological dig, bringing pottery and other finds to light for the first time in more than 2,000 years. Other highlights will include the Israel Museum and Israel’s Holocaust memorial.
COST: $3,800 includes airfare (from select cities), lodging, break- fasts and dinners, and travel on a luxury motor coach for the entire trip. The group will be joined by one of Israel’s most experienced and sought-after guides, Doron Heiliger.
Reservations, itinerary and other travel details will be available in upcoming issues of Baptists Today and online at baptiststoday.org. For now, hold those dates!
NURTURING FAITH is an expanded ministry of Baptists Today — providing trusted resources for Christian learning and living including the Nurturing Faith Bible Studies, Nurturing Faith Books and the new Nurturing Faith Experiences.