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Turkey, Greece, Rome Study Tour with The Well Community Church

November 1-13, 2022

Led by Brad Bell
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Trip Blog Posts

Day 09 - Day 9: Vatican City, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Church of Saint Louis the French

posted on Saturday November 12 2022 at 1:00 am UTC

Amazing last day in Rome touring the Vatican, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, the church of St. Louis the French & seeing the original works of Caravaggio!...

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Day 08 - Pompeii

posted on Thursday November 10 2022 at 11:00 pm UTC

Incredible day in Pompeii learning about a city trapped in time from Mt Vesuvius’s eruption in 79AD....

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Day 07 - Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Hill, Catacombs

posted on Wednesday November 09 2022 at 7:00 pm UTC

We watched the sunrise in Athens & the sunset in Rome- what a day! Then we walked though the Colosseum, the Forum & Palatine Hill. In the words of Judges 8:4, we’re “weary, yet pursuing.” We’re looking forward to a good night’s sleep before we visit Pompey tomorrow-...

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Day 06 - Corinth, Giannikos Winery

posted on Tuesday November 08 2022 at 7:00 pm UTC

As we continue following Paul’s steps, today we head to Corinth, Greece. David started the day sharing his reflection on how God appointed Paul, utilizing his passion, brilliance, wisdom and love, to spread the gospel message to a diverse community.    We made a quick photo op stop...

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Day 05 - Athens, Parthenon

posted on Tuesday November 08 2022 at 12:00 am UTC

Today, we got to tour the city of Athens, Greece. We were blown away as we walked up to the top of the acropolis and saw the Parthenon -- a Temple to Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom. To think this magnificent structure was built in 438 BC was incredible. After taking...

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Day 04 - Ephesus

posted on Monday November 07 2022 at 1:00 am UTC

Sitting in a Roman theatre you recognize how voices carry well.  Even one voice carries quite a distance away as it echoes off the white marble seating;  resonating in a fashion no modern theatre can replicate. When Paul heard thousands gathered there yelling, “Long live Artemis of the...

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Day 03 - Aphrodisias, Ephesus Museum

posted on Saturday November 05 2022 at 4:00 pm UTC

Today began with the 5 am wake-up call of the local rooster in Pamukkale, Turkey. It took a few good crows before I decided to open my eyes and then it seemed that each passing crow became more frenetic as if threatening not to stop until I put my feet on the floor.  Then came the morning call...

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Day 02 - Hierapolis, Colossae, Laodicea

posted on Friday November 04 2022 at 9:00 pm UTC

Brooke Say:   We then stopped at Colossae.  After a brief, but steep walk, we ended up on top of a plateau that now covers the ancient city of Colassae. The city is still yet to be excavated. While we couldn’t see the ruins, we do know that the area received two of Paul’s...

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Day 01 - Pergamum and Sardis

posted on Thursday November 03 2022 at 9:00 pm UTC

After the two-day journey, our group finally arrived in Turkey. We begin our day traveling from Izmir to the ancient city of Pergamum, located next to the Aegean Sea along the ancient trade route. We saw the ruins of temples and places of worship for the pagan deities in this city. From the teachings...

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Day 00 - Arrival

posted on Thursday November 03 2022 at 12:00 am UTC

WE HAVE ARRIVED IN TURKEY! We are looking forward to our first day of touring!...

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Preparing for Turkey, Greece, Rome

posted on Thursday September 29 2022 at 5:21 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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