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Turkey Study Tour with Legacy Milestones

May 30 - June 8, 2021

Led by Brian Haynes
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Trip Blog Posts

Turkey, Day 07 - Restoring Shalom

posted on Monday June 07 2021 at 5:00 pm UTC

Our trip has been building toward this day. We have discussed restoring eyes to see, restoring life, restoring identity, restoring security, restoring power, and restoring love. Now we bring it all together with the idea of restoring shalom. We began our day with a stop in Priene. This site was a...

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Turkey, Day 6 - Restoring Love

posted on Sunday June 06 2021 at 7:00 pm UTC

Hello again, friends and family! Over the course of this trip we have traveled many miles across the countryside and beautiful terrain of Turkey and have made it to the coast. We are right on the Aegean Sea and today we spent our day in Ephesus talking about restoring love. This city is the largest footprint...

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Turkey, Day 5 - Restoring Power

posted on Saturday June 05 2021 at 7:00 pm UTC

Günaydın which means good morning! Today we set out again to see what The Lord had for us and it was a powerful day. We had an early morning 5:00am wake up call to set out for our first stop of the day: Pergamum.  This enormous city was up on the mountain which for us began with a gondola...

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Turkey, Day 04 - Restoring Security

posted on Friday June 04 2021 at 5:00 pm UTC

Hello again from beautiful Turkey! One thing I’ve yet to mention since the beginning of our trip is the weather we’ve experienced. We had that one wild downpour, but since then have had clear skies, cool breezes, and highs in the low 80's! It’s been a gift while hiking around the country....

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Turkey, Day 3 - Restoring Identity

posted on Thursday June 03 2021 at 3:00 pm UTC

Day three friends! This was a big day for the larger narrative going on in our lives through this trip. We began our morning at a location known as Aphrodisias. This place is not mentioned in the Bible but had some deep biblical lessons for us. It is a large city in honor of the goddess Aphrodite. This...

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Turkey, Day 2 - The Restored Life

posted on Wednesday June 02 2021 at 8:00 pm UTC

Good morning friends and family! It was another great day in Turkey. Today some of our team had an early start at 5:30am with an incredible experience of going up in hot air balloons! This gave us great perspective looking down over the region we would be visiting today. It was definitely a memorable...

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Eyes to See

posted on Tuesday June 01 2021 at 5:00 pm UTC

Welcome to Orientation Day! Day one in Turkey! Today was largely about getting our minds well oriented with the land, culture, and history we would be walking. Thankfully it began with an amazing breakfast and a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea. One thing to know though: when it’s time...

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We have arrived!

posted on Tuesday June 01 2021 at 12:00 am UTC

Hello friends and family! We just wanted to send a quick update to let you know we’ve made it safely to Turkey. It’s 8:30pm here, as we are 8 hours ahead here! We are on the bus in route to the hotel and are very excited to eat, settle in, and sleep! Pray for a great nights rest and energy...

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Today we set off!

posted on Monday May 31 2021 at 12:00 am UTC

Well today we set off on our adventure to Turkey, and I think it’s safe to say that many of us have a mixture of emotions, most of which is excitement! Some of us have not traveled in the past 14 months and are excited to be journeying abroad once again. As we depart this evening on a direct flight...

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Preparing for Turkey

posted on Monday April 26 2021 at 3:51 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 along...

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