September 28, 2017

Paul wrote his letter to the believing community in Rome from Corinth in Greece. When he wrote the letter, he had never met those he addressed. Through his letter, he sought to establish rapport with the Roman community and expressed his desire to come to them soon.

“Fo...

September 21, 2017

"Every one then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house upon the rock; and the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock. And...

September 20, 2017

The Gospel of John recounts that Pilate brought Jesus to the lithostratos where he condemned him to death (19:13). The announcement by Israeli archaeologists that they have restored sections of the inlaid tiled floors of the Jewish Temple built by Herod the Great in Je...

September 13, 2017

The cultural and spiritual world of ancient Judaism was the fabric from which the New Testament emerged. The Gospels contain details and information that reflect these realities, and often do not explain these details assuming their audience understood them. In several...

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The Journey

"Not all those who wander are lost"

"The two best instruments to study history and geography: your common sense and legs"--Jack Pastor

I travel the lands of the Bible--Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Italy--because I believe that the lands of the Bible provide a unique doorway to enter the world of the Bible. I invite you to join me on my journeys as I discuss traveling to these lands and the sites, my musings on the physical, historical, cultural, and spiritual settings of the Bible, marrying it with my joy for the culinary flavors found in the modern lands of the world of the Bible.

I'm an author, traveler, biblical scholar, instructor, guide, lecturer, and foodie. I've been leading people through the lands of the Bible for over twenty years encouraging them "to study the Law of the Lord, and to do it" (Ezra 7:10).

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