Let’s have a Jesus day …

Let’s have a Jesus day …

Wednesday was “Jesus day” for the good folk traveling with the 2019 Nurturing Faith Experiences and Campbell University Divinity School Bible Lands Study Tour. We began with a visit to a museum adjacent to our kibbutz hotel at Nof Ginosar. The museum...
Looping north

Looping north

Travelers with Campbell University Divinity School and Nurturing Faith Experiences spent their second full day in Israel on a looping excursion through the northern Galilee. We began with a morning devotion on the portico of a small church on the Mount of Beatitudes,...
It’s safe to talk Chinese

It’s safe to talk Chinese

For now, at least, it seems safe to talk Chinese. It’s certainly not safe to talk politics, at least in a mixed crowd that might include both fans and detractors of the current president. Folks like me can only shake our heads at how he continues to lie with...
Honor where honor is due

Honor where honor is due

I grew up back in the days when many people seem to think America was “great.” It was a time of blatant and unadulterated racism, when it took the hard and dangerous work of activists like Martin Luther King, John Lewis, and other Civil Rights pioneers...
The gift you always wanted

The gift you always wanted

Need a last minute gift idea for someone dear, or even for yourself? Time’s a wastin’ (as Snuffy Smif likes to say) for you to register for the gift of a lifetime — a trip to Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan. Nurturing Faith Experiences and Campbell...
Pressing on …

Pressing on …

The paucity of posts I’ve generated in the past few months reminds me of how hard it’s been for me to generate blogs lately. I could claim a lack of time, but I’ve always had to squeeze blog-writing into what are typically very busy days. I could...