Egypt, Jordan, Israel with Nile Cruise

Feb 28 - Mar 12, 2020

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Into the sunset

posted on Thursday Mar 12 2020 at 12:00 am UTC

Our epic journey has come to a close! We'll all be forever grateful we got to experience first-hand these stories and sites over the last two weeks. We can't wait to return home to you, our friends and family, and share more of our own personal takeaways from this journey. Thank you for your prayers...

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Arrived in the Promised Land

posted on Tuesday Mar 10 2020 at 12:00 am UTC

Much like God delivered His people to the Promised Land, He delivered our group safely to Israel last night (a slight challenge thanks to the global Coronavirus outbreak). And, after a good night’s rest at the Ein-Gev Holiday Resort situated on the Sea of Galilee, we headed north through the...

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Looking into the Promised Land

posted on Monday Mar 09 2020 at 12:00 am UTC

We thank God for another beautiful sunny morning to wake up to in Jordan! The air here is so clean and fresh here! The Old Village hotel is so quaint and the food is so good that many of us expressed a wish to stay longer. By 8am our group piled onto the buses and headed north toward Mount Nebo. In...

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Petra... and so much more!

posted on Sunday Mar 08 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

For our first morning in Jordan, many of our group started it out by watching the sunrise as we rode camels! We shared breakfast in the large dome then left Sun City camp to drive to Petra, of the New Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO world heritage site. Most people associate the image of the...

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Transitioning to Jordan

posted on Saturday Mar 07 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

This morning and very early with a 4:30 wake up call so we could make our way to the Aswan airport and catch our charter flight to Aqaba. Coming off the plane we felt the fresh breeze and were excited to be in a new country! There we met our guides for the two buses, Mohanned and Elias. As we began...

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Granite and wind

posted on Friday Mar 06 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

Today was bittersweet because it was our last day in Egypt. We started the morning by boarding river taxis and heading down the Nile from Aswan further south. The weather was sunny and warm and the Nile river waters were clear and sparkling. We arrived at Elephantine Island, a name which comes from...

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Rise up, you are no longer the enemy

posted on Thursday Mar 05 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

Our fourth day in Egypt started out with another sunny morning! We enjoyed omelettes made to order, fresh fruit juices, pastries, tea and coffee, then met for our morning meeting. Jennifer read Psalm 20:7: “Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our...

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In whom do we place our hope?

posted on Wednesday Mar 04 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

Today was our first day waking up on the cruise boat in Luxor. We had a full breakfast then a brief teaching with the Greers. Jennifer open with Psalm 33 which says: “But the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love, to deliver them from death...

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Small bricks and giant statues

posted on Tuesday Mar 03 2020 at 1:00 am UTC

For our second day in Egypt we covered a great deal of ground! We started out the day with reading Psalm 145 which says, “They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom and tell of your power, to make known to the children of man your mighty deeds, and the glorious splendor of your kingdom. Your...

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Greetings from sunny Egypt!

posted on Sunday Mar 01 2020 at 10:00 pm UTC

Greetings  from sunny Egypt! After a good night’s rest, our group enjoyed a beautiful breakfast at Le Meridian hotel. We met in the conference room briefly afterwards. Our trip leaders, Jonathan and Jennifer Greer of Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, opened by sharing Psalm...

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We've Arrived

posted on Sunday Mar 01 2020 at 12:00 am UTC

After a long day of travel and a brief stop in Instanbul, we've finally arrived at our hotel for the night. Tomorrow we'll start our first day of touring bright and early and we'll update the blog in the evening, so stay tuned!...

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Preparing for Egypt, Jordan, Israel

posted on Thursday Feb 06 2020 at 10:25 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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