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EVENTIDE GREECE EXPEDITION
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL
9-18 SEPTEMBER, 2021

Expedition ID: 21-16

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**This is a PRIVATE  Expedition

Do you ever find the Bible difficult to understand at times? Do you feel overwhelmed trying to study the Bible, or that you're missing out on what the Bible is saying? Do you desire to have a deeper relationship with God?

Travel to the land of the Bible with The Signatry. Study the Scriptures on-site with our expert Bible instructors. Experience the world, culture, and history of the Bible. Find yourself challenged and refreshed as you grow as a follower of the Lord. 

Join us as we use the world of the Bible to help you understand the words of the Bible.

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Expedition ID: 21-16

Athens

Philippi

Corinth

Thessaloniki

Included
 
  • Hotels 

  • Breakfast only (all other meals at own expense)

  • All entrances per itinerary

  • Local English speaking guide

  • Biblical Expeditions Expert Instructor

  • AC Luxury Tour Bus

  • Hotel City Taxes

  • All tips (guides, hotels, and drivers)

  • Biblical Expeditions trip devotional and learning resources

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Accomodations

Expedition Host

 

Dale Brantner serves as the Chief Catalyst Officer for The Signatry, a global Christian foundation https://thesignatry.com . His goal is to inspire new growth for The Signatry initiatives and inspire radical biblical generosity.


 

Dale served within the Office of the President at Museum at the Bible, and continues to work closely with MOTB, where he brings a rich set of skills and leadership experience, gained from a diverse career path both in the United States and internationally.    

 

Prior to Museum of the Bible, Dale served as President and CEO of CURE International, after serving for many years as Senior Vice President, responsible for leading the organization’s spiritual ministry and development efforts.

 

Dale and his family have followed God’s calling to serve in numerous roles across three continents. Over the last thirty years, Dale has served as a pastor, professor of Hebrew Bible, President of the Theological College of Zimbabwe and even as a shepherd of the largest flock of sheep in northern Israel. 

 

Dale has a master’s degree from Evangelical Theological Seminary and a bachelor’s degree from Messiah College. He has done both undergraduate and graduate work in Israel, as well as Ph.D. work at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He has been leading people in Israel for over thirty-three years.

 

Dale is an outdoorsman who enjoys hiking, camping, hunting, and fly fishing. He loves to travel and experience other cultures and to lead small study treks in Israel. He is passionate about integrity in biblical studies, spreading the gospel holistically, and working among the poor in underserved regions of the world. Dale and his wife Dianne live in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, and have three children, Jordan, Shirah, and Taliah.

Dale Brantner

 

Expedition Instructor

Marc Turnage

Marc Turnage holds an MA in Ancient Judaism and the Origins of Christianity from Jerusalem University College. He is currently finishing his PhD in the Land of Israel Studies Department at Bar Ilan University located in Ramat Gan, Israel, under the supervision of Professor Esther Eshel. Marc has taught graduate and undergraduate students at several universities in the United States and abroad. 

 

Marc moved to Israel to study because he felt that the issues of spatial, historical, cultural, and spiritual settings played a vital role in how we read the Bible. While studying in Israel, he fell in love with the lands of the Bible. He has been guiding groups through Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Italy for over twenty years. Marc is a highly sought-after guide and teacher and routinely trains and lectures local tour guides about guiding Christian groups. He is passionate about leading biblical tours that deliver the very finest experience and helping people understand how to read the Bible.

 

Marc has published widely for both academic and popular audiences. His most recent book, Windows Into the Bible, was named by Outreach Magazine one of its top 100 Christian living resources. Marc is a widely sought-after speaker, and a gifted teacher. He resides in Springfield, MO with his family.

 

Expedition Itinerary - September 9 - 19, 2021

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 Thursday
September 9

 
  • Depart USA

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 Friday
September 10

 
  • Arrive in Athens 

  • Fly to Thessaloniki 

  • Overnight in Thessaloniki 

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 Saturday
September 11

 
  • Philippi 

  • Amphipolis 

  • Kavala 

  • Via Egnatia – the ancient Roman road 

  • Dinner & overnight in Thessaloniki 

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 Sunday
September 12

  • Ancient site of Pella 

  • Museum tour at Pella 

  • Vergina 

  • Berea – Byzantine mosaic 

  • Dinner & overnight in Thessaloniki 

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 Monday
September 13

  • Tour of ancient city of Thessaloniki 

  • Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki 

  • Roman Agora 

  • Egnatian Way 

  • Arch of Galerius and the Rotunda 

  • Fly back to Athens 

  • Overnight in Athens 

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 Tuesday
September 14

  • National Archaeological Museum 

  • Highlights of Athens 

  • Free afternoon to explore Athens and shop 

  • Overnight in Athens 

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 Wednesday
September 15

  • Ancient site of Delphi 

  • Oracle of Delphi 

  • Museum at Delphi 

  • Dinner and overnight in Athens 

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 Thursday
September 16

  • Ancient city of Athens 

  • New Acropolis Museum 

  • Walk the Acropolis 

  • Parthenon 

  • Areopagus, Mars Hill 

  • Agora of Athens 

  • Stoa of Attalos 

  • Overnight in Athens 

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 Friday
September 17

  • Corinth 

  • Museum at Corinth 

  • Bema of Gallio 

  • Acro Corinth 

  • Ancient harbor of Cenchrea   

  • Corinth canal 

  • Overnight in Athens 

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 Saturday
September 18

 
  • Transfer to airport  

  • Return to USA

***Please note Visits, excursions, mentioned in the program are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances