Monthly Archives: November 2008

Sea of Galilee

Moving around the Sea of Galilee is moving in an area where Jesus had much of His ministry. Tiberias was the capitol city of Herod Antipas. He built it on a cemetery and he adorned the city with pagan paintings. … Continue reading

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First Day: Ceasarea…

We arrived in Ben Gurion airport which used to be named Lydia airport. The travel adventures quickly were replaced by the joy of the tour. We had a great breakfast with more vegetables than I am use to for breakfast … Continue reading

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Traveling to Israel

Just getting to Israel turned out to be an adventure. Our Lufthansa flight from Chicago to Frankfort greeted us with a very peculiar smell. This smell permeated the plane. It turned out that it was some kind of leak of … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois Beauty

We are on the eve of our trip to Israel with about 150 other people led by Pastor Mitchell. It is only yesterday that we start getting excited about the trip. We are leaving the church after two sermons around … Continue reading

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A Gracious Invite

I wrote this in Leadership from¬† Proverbs: ¬† A leader is a natural target. Take a walk through the Lincoln museum in Springfield, IL and view the ugliness of the political cartoons. Today, just check out the anti-Palin signs and … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

Most Christian bloggers are doing the right thing in encouraging folks to pray for our new president-elect, Barak Obama, which I have forwarned the church that we would be also praying for whoever won the election. For me it is … Continue reading

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