Israel Study Tour - The Church At Rocky Peak

May 5-16, 2014

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Trip Blog Posts

Trip Wrap Up

posted on Sunday May 18 2014 at 4:37 pm UTC

Thanks for following along on our trip. Hopefully you'll get the chance to talk to one of us in person soon and get an even better understanding of how this study tour has changed the way we engage with Scripture. In the meantime, the first video below covers our last two days in Israel, and the...

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Beginnings, Endings and a New Reality.

posted on Friday May 16 2014 at 12:39 am UTC

Ready for your final Israel blog entry? This one is a “double stuff” post because we’ll be covering our final two days. The last 48 hours have been an incredible whirlwind as we’ve walked through much of the life of Jesus. We went into Palestine to Bethlehem where we saw the Shepherd’s Fields...

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Fire Fall Down

posted on Thursday May 15 2014 at 12:49 am UTC

Hello everyone! Toni Gmuer here with our latest update. Another amazing day in Israel. We had a late wake up call lol 6:30 am and breakfast at 7, then off to the banks of Galilee for worship for the last time there. Then on to the bus to Nazareth and a hike up Mt. Precipice overlooking the valley...

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Hello, my name is…

posted on Wednesday May 14 2014 at 12:43 am UTC

Hello, My name is Eric Davis, and I will be your tour guide today. You see, this joke may not be very funny to you, but our tour guide Ronan, one of the funniest people I have every met, says this at the beginning of every day and it is hysterical. So now you can feel apart of an RP Israel May...

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Into the Waters

posted on Tuesday May 13 2014 at 12:55 am UTC

Sunday (happy mother’s day by the way) proved to be yet another action packed day. We got to see a recreation of a Biblical city in Katsrin. Then we travelled to the Golan Heights and visited a former military bunker on Mount Bental which looks out into Syria. We got to see such a contrast from...

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Two Cows and a Cave

posted on Sunday May 11 2014 at 10:57 pm UTC

Shabbat Shalom from Israel.  I am one of the members of this wonderful group in Israel.  My name is Jodi Behn and I am visiting Israel for the first time with my husband, Dave.  Being a Jewish believer makes this trip especially exciting. Today was without exception the best day yet, but we keep saying...

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Fortresses and Refuges

posted on Saturday May 10 2014 at 8:09 pm UTC

Hey everyone! Claudia Davis writing all the way from Israel. Being here is such a dream come true for me! I have always wanted to walk where Jesus walked, walk in the desert where Moses led his people for 40 years and see a sunrise on the Sea of Galilee. This experience has changed my heart and...

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Clouds and Camels ...

posted on Friday May 09 2014 at 4:45 am UTC

Hello friends and family! This is Michelle Jensen writing this entry for the Rocky Peak family study tour, on Thusday, May 8 (Is it already Thursday? We've done so much it seems like more time has passed!) Today was full of flexibility and fun. Last night there was a storm--complete with wind,...

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Crawling Through a Cave

posted on Thursday May 08 2014 at 12:26 am UTC

There was an unbelievable amount of “AWESOME” packed into our first full day! Starting off with a hike in Gezer, we followed the footsteps of Joshua to a set of large “remembrance stones” erected in the Old Testament. We stopped there as Mike read passages from Joshua’s life and encouraged...

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Not Narnia or Neverland

posted on Wednesday May 07 2014 at 1:12 am UTC

Hey everyone! Dre here with update numero uno… After almost twenty hours of travel on two planes and a bud, WE MADE IT TO ISRAEL! Sure, we’re a little sleepy, but even with heavy eyes there is such an excitement amongst the group for the adventure we’re about to embark on. One thing that...

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Track Our Flights!

posted on Monday May 05 2014 at 8:33 pm UTC

We're hours away from take off and we're excited to be on our way. You can track and follow our (rather long) flights on FlightAware.com using the links below: Leg 1: Los Angeles to Istanbul, Turkey Let 2: Istanbul, Turkey to Tel Aviv, Israel You can also follow our progress on Instagram,...

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Preparing for Israel

posted on Friday Apr 25 2014 at 2:04 am UTC

Our trip to Israel will be here before you know it! Once we're on the ground in Israel, we'll post periodic updates, photos, and recorded audio. Check back often or get update notifications using the subscribe options on this page. We'll be sharing our travel experiences online with you, our friends...

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