Tag Archives: archaeology

Baptisms and Mine Fields

Near the north end of the Dead Sea is a new site not available to us in 2010. In 2010 we visited a Jordan River baptism site at the point where the out-flow of the Sea of Galilee entered the Jordan River.     At the time we were told this most northern point of the […]

  • November 14, 2017
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Where Jesus Walked

Near the Jesus Boat Museum our tour bus brought us to a pier for charter boat rides on the Sea of Galilee.   We explored the shores until our scheduled time to board. After a morning of trekking through ruins and taking in an exciting museum, the hum of the boat’s  motor, the hazy, lazy […]

On Being Counted a Digger

  We recently attended the Text and Trowel:                                                                        A Symposium of Archaeology and the Bible at the    University of Pikeville […]

An Explosive Find When Nothing Much Was Happening

JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL 2017 20_Sea of Galilee or Sea of Tiberias or Lake Kinnereth Wed June 21 Have you experienced a day when ‘nothing much was happening’?   On a day much like one of those we’ve all experienced, two brothers, fishermen on the Sea of Galilee, looked at the facts.  The lake was low, […]

  • November 2, 2017
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One Moment of Clarity Can Change the Course of Your Life

It was 2009 when I turned to my husband and said,                                                                      “If I really write this story [of the Gibeonites of  […]