The Israel Museum

  The Israel Museum, located on the west side of Jerusalem near the Knesset, serves as Israel’s Smithsonian. Like any vast museum, it’s full of exhibits and one must be selective in visiting due to time restraints. Here are four areas worth investigating for a pleasant half-day’s adventure. (You might check the schedule before you […]

The Mount of Beatitudes

  This week in Israel we pondered the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) on the Mount of Beatitudes, at or near the spot where Jesus taught 2000 years ago on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. An Inaugural Sermon: This was our Lord’s first recorded sermon. I’ve read the biographies of many great preachers, and I always pay […]

The Heart of the Andes

  “The Heart of the Andes” is one of America’s great treasures in oil, extolling God’s creation and putting the wonder of His world on full display at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The artist, Frederic Edwin Church, was a Christian who wanted to show people the wonders of all God had made on […]