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    COME & SEE. GO & TELL. — THE GOOD SAMARITAN

    The parable of the Good Samaritan is one of the most well known stories in The Bible.  From a young age, we’re taught the story in Sunday School, and its themes are repeated over and over as we grow up. However, what do we know about the place where the story is set?  — the path between Jerusalem and Jericho.   During one of my first visits to the Holy Land, I was reminded that the parable of the Good Samaritan…

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    Top 15 of 2015!

    It’s hard to believe that 2015 has come to a close.  It was a year of travel but also a year of changes. After traveling for the first 8 months of…

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    Thanksgiving & A Boat Full of People

    Photo: Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times Gut-wrenching to see, isn’t it?   A boat full of people desperate to live. People who have lost their homes…friends…maybe even their families…perhaps…

  • Travel

    Discovering a Different Amman

    This week marks two months that I’ve been in Jordan.  In some ways, it’s hard to believe that two months have already flown by.  However, after not having a place to…

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    Come & See. Go & Tell. — Jesus Appears

    This week, we continue our celebration of Easter and find Jesus appearing to the disciples following his crucifixion.  In reading through today’s text and selecting photos to share with you, more…