Entering the Promised Land

The first glimpse of the Promised Land that the Israelites had from the east side of the Jordan River must have elicited a range of emotions. After 40 years of wandering in the desert, eating some unknown substance called “what is it?” (mannah), they must have been extremely relieved to be entering the land... -Read More


The Passover Lamb

Passover is known as the Festival of Redemption because it commemorates the children of Israel’s freedom from slavery in Egypt some 3,500 years ago. We know the story in Exodus well: God chose Moses and sent him to tell Pharaoh to “let My people go.” Pharaoh refused and Egypt was visited with ten different... -Read More


Jesus’ Final Days in Jerusalem

One of the most memorable moments of any tour to Israel is standing on the Mount of Olives and looking across the valley at the Eastern Gate of the Temple Mount. One can’t help but imagine the magnificent Temple of King Herod standing there or Jesus walking through the Eastern Gate as He most... -Read More


Going Up to Jerusalem

The city of Jerusalem is the highlight of any pilgrimage to the Holy Land. It is not just a city that has some 4,000 years of history, making it one of the oldest cities on earth, but it is mentioned 806 times in the Bible with names as beautiful as “City of God,” “Joyful... -Read More


Eight Reasons To Visit Israel

  Millions of Christians have travelled to the land of the Bible over the last four decades and had their faith and biblical knowledge enhanced in transformative ways. There are so many different reasons why Christians are blessed and inspired by travel to Israel that it is an absolute must for anyone with the... -Read More


The Rest of the Hanukkah Story

  The story of Hanukkah takes place during the period in-between the Old and New Testaments, when Antiochus IV Epiphanes became the King of the Hellenistic Seleucid empire. While the Hellenization of the region, including Judea, already threatened the survival of the Jewish religion, Antiochus seemed obsessed with ensuring the demise of the Jewish... -Read More


More Ways to Support Israel

  As current events are placing Israel in a more difficult and dangerous situation each day, many people wish that they could do more to support the Jewish State. The following list illustrates a number of simple ways to bless Israel, as well as build considerable support for Israel within your church community.  ... -Read More


More Ways to Support Israel

As current events are placing Israel in a more difficult and dangerous situation each day, many people wish that they could do more to support the Jewish State. The following list illustrates a number of simple ways to bless Israel, as well as build considerable support for Israel within your church community.   Go... -Read More


Celebrating the Kingdom of God Through the Feasts

Of all the various feasts in the Bible, three are known as the great “pilgrimage” feasts because the men of Israel were required to travel to Jerusalem in order to observe them. First is Passover or Pesach, then Pentecost or Shavuot and lastly the Feast of Tabernacles or Sukkot. All three feasts celebrate some... -Read More


Laughing All The Way to Tehran

  A majority of Americans believe that Iran cannot be trusted to abide by a nuclear agreement. There is very good reason for this as Iran has a long history of breaking its international commitments, is the world’s foremost sponsor of terrorism and has consistently lied about the scope and intent of its nuclear... -Read More