Israel Study Tour with The Church at Rocky Peak

Mar 24 - Apr 4, 2019

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Trip Blog Posts

Our Last Day

posted on Thursday Apr 04 2019 at 12:00 am UTC

I think today will go down as a favorite for many people on the trip! Our second day in Jerusalem and final day in Israel, it was spent reflecting back on the most important lessons of the week. We started the day on the Mount of Olives and Garden of Gethsemane, the place where Jesus spent the...

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A day unlike any other

posted on Wednesday Apr 03 2019 at 12:00 am UTC

Today was a day unlike any other day on the trip. It was the first day of two days in Jerusalem, the international city of Israel, a place where 4 religions and hundreds of people groups converge. It’s a magnificent and disorienting place, filled with people from all backgrounds and cultures,...

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Who’s Your God

posted on Tuesday Apr 02 2019 at 12:00 am UTC

Today our story continues... A group of men and women follow their pastor to the land of Israel. There they meet the best tour guide ever Ronen Ben Moshe. Ronen knows American culture so well, he will have you laughing throughout the tour. Today our group will visit three places. Tel Megiddo,...

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The Roman way of life

posted on Monday Apr 01 2019 at 12:00 am UTC

Today was a much more relaxing day than we’ve had so far on the trip! It seems like many of us are starting to feel a bit tired after a non-stop schedule, so today was a refreshing change. Don’t get me wrong... this trip has been full of incredible experiences, from climbing Masada to...

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The Lord’s willingness

posted on Sunday Mar 31 2019 at 12:00 am UTC

Welcome friends and family to Day 5 of our Israel adventure!!! Crystal and Sam here... come along for the recap of our day! It was eventful to be sure! This is Crystal and we started our day in a place called Chorazin. Here we learned about what ancient communities looked like. A whole family would...

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He walked on our planet

posted on Saturday Mar 30 2019 at 12:00 am UTC

This trip has been the ultimate “unfiltered” experience. As we read scripture, we all get images in our mind of what the scenes in describes might have looked like, based on our own experience, background, and culture. Often, the reality is very different from what we imagine! Getting...

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posted on Friday Mar 29 2019 at 12:00 am UTC

Shalom, shalom! Everything emphasized here is said twice, and the common greeting of “shalom” means peace. I wish you much peace as you read about our journeys today. Today’s sites: The ruined city of Masada, the Springs of Ein Gedi where David hid from Saul and the Qumran caves...

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The promised land is waiting for each of us

posted on Thursday Mar 28 2019 at 12:00 am UTC

Today’s adventures certainly rivaled those of the day before, as we visited and explored The Wilderness of Zin. We started by hiking through the land, a Grand Canyon-like atmosphere. There had recently been a flash flood in the area, and we were amazed to discover that the land on which we were...

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A day of foundations

posted on Wednesday Mar 27 2019 at 4:00 am UTC

Hey friends and family! Welcome to our Israel blog. We’re excited to have you join us in our journey. We arrived safely on Monday night, got a few hours of sleep, and the adventures began first thing this morning! Today was a day of foundations. We learned a lot of things about the land of...

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Preparing for Israel

posted on Thursday Feb 14 2019 at 5:29 pm UTC

Our trip will be here before you know it! Once we're on the ground we'll post periodic updates and photos. 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 and family, to not only bring you...

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