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Israel Study Tour with Lifebridge Church

February 4-14, 2020

Led by Ralph Howe III
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Trip Blog Posts

We will never read the Bible or think of our faith in the same way again

posted on Friday February 14 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

We have completed our last day in Israel! What an unforgettable trip it has been. We are so excited to get home and share with all of you.   We started our day at the top of the Mount of Olives. It was early in the morning so as we listened to Pastor Ralph and Yehuda share with us, we watched...

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posted on Thursday February 13 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

Erev tov (Good Evening) to all of you!  Thanks to each and every one of you who has read about our daily adventures here in Israel. It has been a deeply meaningful experience for us and we can feel your prayers and support. We greatly appreciate you. Today was so full of the beautiful sights...

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Who are you, and what are you doing here?

posted on Wednesday February 12 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

Hello everyone,   It has been a long and wonderful day here in Jerusalem and the surrounding areas. We are working our way toward the center of the story of Jesus and his redemption. Daily we get closer to the center of the city of Jerusalem. The reality of the story of Jesus and his life...

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On the way to Jerusalem

posted on Monday February 10 2020 at 10:00 pm UTC

Greetings from Jerusalem! At the time of this writing, our group has safely arrived in Jerusalem, and our adventures will continue here tomorrow. First though, we’d love to share with you our day traveling from Nazareth. We got an early start in Nazareth this morning, which is where Jesus grew...

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posted on Monday February 10 2020 at 12:00 am UTC

Hello everyone! We’re wrapping up a very wonderful and emotional day spent in Galilee and the surrounding areas. We got started early this morning because we were scheduled to catch a boat to cross the Sea of Galilee. It was chilly this morning, but we huddled together and were so excited to see...

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The wilderness and living water

posted on Saturday February 08 2020 at 8:00 pm UTC

What an incredible day it has been! Welcome back, everyone. Our team experienced and learned a lot today, and we’re excited to tell you all about it.   We awoke at our hotel right on the banks of the Dead Sea and it was absolutely breathtaking. The sun rising over the water was something...

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We can be living water to one another

posted on Saturday February 08 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

Welcome to our second day in Israel! The team had an exciting day from start to finish. We got plenty of sleep last night so we were ready to go, bright and early. We started with another delicious buffet at our hotel, then headed over to Beersheba. Before seeing the site, Pastor Joe led us in a devotion....

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Strategic places within the culture

posted on Friday February 07 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

Shalom and good evening to all!   Today was our first full day exploring the Holy Land, and what a deep dive it was into the Scriptures and rich history of Israel. Our team awoke to a delicious buffet for breakfast, then it was straight out to our devotion time with Pastor Ralph. He encouragd...

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We have arrived

posted on Thursday February 06 2020 at 12:00 am UTC

After 27 hours of travel, we have made it safety to Israel. We are looking forward to begin our tours in the morning. Thank you for all your prayers!...

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Preparing for Israel

posted on Friday January 03 2020 at 5:06 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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