Israel Study Tour with Faith Chapel Billings

Apr 17-29, 2017

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Trip Blog Posts

A little glimpse of all that we experienced

posted on Friday Apr 28 2017 at 4:46 am UTC

Hello all! Shalom! Well folks, another glorious day for the books here in Israel. We started the day off with our world class tour guide, Ronen, introducing our "new" bus driver, Maier. He has driven our bus every day so far but it's a fun joke to start the day. Our first stop today was to Hezekiah's...

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The real story is much more exciting!

posted on Thursday Apr 27 2017 at 12:41 am UTC

Who doesn’t want to see Jerusalem? To view the Golden Dome – the place where Solomon built the first Tabernacle for God – now occupied by Muslim influence in Israel owned Jerusalem, is certainly a sight to behold. We passed through Israeli safety check points to be able to visit the Wailing Wall...

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Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing

posted on Wednesday Apr 26 2017 at 1:23 am UTC

Leaving the Sea of Galilee was bittersweet. However we knew that leaving meant we were "ready" to go up to Jerusalem. When we first arrived in Israel, Ronen told us that we were "not ready yet" for Jerusalem and he was right! Now looking back we can see how we needed a history/geography lesson about...

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Poem for today

posted on Tuesday Apr 25 2017 at 1:31 am UTC

Beth She’an Beth She’an you connect the east to the west From Kings to Patriarch, to Ms. Maris At a crossroads, a prime location that you know best A secure house you stood, but now you rest Schytopolis Ronen, our tour guide told us quite the ‘tel’ Schytopolis you pitched us, and we...

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An amazing, learning packed, and joyous day in Israel

posted on Monday Apr 24 2017 at 12:46 am UTC

Today was an amazing, learning packed, and joyous day in Israel. We first went to Katzrin. It is a village that has been established to re-enact life, customs, and traditions of a first century village. We baked bread, visited housing, an olive press and a synagogue much like what Jesus and the disciples...

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Anything but desolate

posted on Sunday Apr 23 2017 at 1:02 am UTC

Today was day six on the Faith Chapel, GTI Israel Study Tour. Saturday is the Sabbath in Israel, which made this day’s tour very special. After breakfast the group loaded up on the bus and headed out for Mount Arbel, on the northwest side of the Sea of Galilee. After an aggressive climb to the top...

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Making it real

posted on Saturday Apr 22 2017 at 12:13 am UTC

Wow…Israel has truly been UNreal. The things that we have seen are mind-blowing and life changing. And just to think that we still have a week! The days have been long and hot as we have been traveling and hiking through the desert. It doesn’t hurt to end a long day with a refreshing swim in the...

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Masada and so much more!

posted on Friday Apr 21 2017 at 3:16 am UTC

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Landmarks to God’s word

posted on Thursday Apr 20 2017 at 1:26 am UTC

What a first day to a bucket-list adventure. We not only saw some beautiful areas, but connecting the actual landmarks to God’s word really made the Bible come to life in a deeper meaning. Our first stop was a garden memorial highlighting major elements to the Israel people. From the fruits of the...

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We have arrived!

posted on Tuesday Apr 18 2017 at 6:57 pm UTC

After a long flight we have arrived! We're looking forward to tomorrow as we dig into the Bible and get some dust on our feet. ...

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Preparing for Israel

posted on Wednesday Apr 12 2017 at 7:56 pm 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 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,...

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