MTH Ministries Israel Study Tour

Jun 27 - Jul 7, 2022

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Trip Blog Posts

Day 08 - Jerusalem : Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, Pool of Bethesda, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Garden Tomb

posted on Wednesday Jul 06 2022 at 2:00 pm UTC

Today was our last full day in Jerusalem and it was a full day indeed. We started our time at Saint Anne’s church where we sang the benediction together which says, ‘Praise God from whom all blessings flow.’ After this stop we then moved on to see the Pool of Bethesda which...

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Day 07 - Jerusalem: Hezekiah's Tunnel, Western Wall, Davidson Center, Southern Steps, Model of Jerusalem, Yad Vashem

posted on Tuesday Jul 05 2022 at 2:00 pm UTC

Today is our second to the last day in Israel and we begin exploring Jerusalem and for some of us, we made our way through Hezekiah‘s tunnel. This was an amazing tunnel that Harod made to reroute the water into the city. We then spent some time walking around Jerusalem. We spent some time on...

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Day 06 - Galilee: Beth Shean, Herod Stream, Mt. Carmel, Caesarea Maritima

posted on Monday Jul 04 2022 at 7:00 pm UTC

This morning we started day six with devotions by the shoreline of the Galile again and our devotions focused on the town of Bethsaida. It was the small town that Jesus called some of his disciples from. Yes, even from a small town like Bethsaida. We then made our way to one of the Decapolis towns...

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Day 05 - Galilee: Katzrin, Caesarea Philippi, Tel Dan, Bethsaida

posted on Sunday Jul 03 2022 at 5:00 pm UTC

Today is day five and it was another full but amazing day that God provided for us. Our first stop was at an ancient Rabbinic town called Katzrin which had an active olive press and a rebuilt home similar to that of Jesus' day. After a bit of a drive to the Golan Heights, we stopped at Caesarea...

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Day 04 - Galilee Boat Ride, Tabgha, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Chorazin, Mount Arbel

posted on Saturday Jul 02 2022 at 8:00 pm UTC

Today was another amazing day. Today began our shift into the Galilee and teachings more focused on Jesus ministry. We started with devotions at the shore of the Galilee as we discussed Jesus healing the demoniac at Susita. We then drove up to Mount Abel and were encouraged by the teaching that Jesus...

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Day 03 - Ein Gedi, Qumran, Bethany Beyond the Jordan

posted on Friday Jul 01 2022 at 8:00 pm UTC

We left our hotel today and spent some time at our first stop, Ein Gedi. At this site we thought about two biblical pictures; David running from Saul, and Jesus telling us he is the living water. Since we are here in the hot season, we were able to enjoy a swim in the stream of Ein Gedi. Next, we...

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Day 02 - Masada, Bedouin Hospitality, Camel Ride, Tel Arad, Dead Sea

posted on Thursday Jun 30 2022 at 8:00 pm UTC

Today was an amazing day for our group. We started our day with devotions at the Dead Sea. We were encouraged to be a people who hear the Lord’s voice in our lives, especially when life gets tough. Next, we headed to the top of Masada where we learned about who Herod was. We learned that the...

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Day 01 - Kiriath Jearim, Beth Shemesh, Azekah, Caves of Adullam, Dead Sea

posted on Wednesday Jun 29 2022 at 5:00 pm UTC

We all made it to breakfast after only a few hours of sleep and then headed out for a great day of learning. The day started at a location known as Kiriath Jearim, were the ark of the covenant spent 20 years. Our next site was Beth Shemesh where we spent some time learning about Samson. We learned...

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Day 00 - Travel

posted on Tuesday Jun 28 2022 at 10:00 pm UTC

It was a great day for us traveling to Chicago together as a group. We then flew out of O’Hare airport making our 10 1/2 our flight to Istanbul‘s newer airport. This airport is massive and is very well organized but wow, it is huge. After a short layover, we then boarded the our flight, which...

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Preparing for Israel

posted on Thursday Jun 09 2022 at 2:13 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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