Tag Archives: Dr. Scott Stripling

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 […]

The Dead Sea & Poisonous Fruit

  There is a tree in the Jordan Valley that Scott Stripling pointed out to us. He called it the Arara tree. He pointed out this desert tree with large mango-like fruit. This is the  “large fruit full of air and poison” referred to in Jeremiah 17:5 and in this article, Where is the Juice? by Lois […]

  • 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  […]

  • October 31, 2017
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Talking About the Latest Dirt

  Last week we attended Text and Trowel: A Symposium of Archaeology and the Bible at the University of Pikeville in Pikeville KY.   We saw an exhibit of the most significant pieces found at the Associates for Biblical Research team’s twenty years of digging at Khirbet el-Maqatir in Israel,   heard from two eminent Bible […]

The Lizard Got There First

JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL 2017   19_TEL HAZOR AND TEL DAN Tues June 20 From Hazor, our touring group of archaeologists and volunteers from the dig at Shiloh (directed by Dr. Scott Stripling) journeyed farther north on the same morning to Tel Dan. At the entrance to the Israeli National Park of Tel Dan we […]