Getting salty at the Dead Sea and witnessing the burning bush in Egypt

We thought we’d say a quick goodbye to Jerusalem. Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, we headed out early to go pick up our car. The Israeli Budget franchise had different plans for us. No cars were available for pick up, and with pouring rain preventing us from leaving that tiny waiting room, we settled in for a …

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A self-guided Jesus Holy Week tour through Jerusalem

Jerusalem is the site of Jesus’s arrest, death, resurrection, and ascension into heaven. It goes without saying that is one of the holiest places in the world for many Christians. Growing up, I’d heard all of these names—Bethlehem, Gethsemane, Golgotha—but actually being here and walking the same streets where the history I grew up learning …

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