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A Journey Through the Bible

Expedition ID: 22-09.3


September 14-24, 2022


Do you ever feel confused when you read the Bible?  Do you feel like you are missing things the author intended for you to understand? Would you like to gain clarity and confidence reading the Bible? Would you like to encounter God in the lands of the Bible?


Accompany us on this exciting eleven day expedition of Israel as we Journey through the Bible. Walk in the footsteps of Jesus as you explore the lands where He and the disciples walked. Explore sites familiar from the Scriptures, such as Jerusalem, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, and many more. 

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


This is an open Expedition that anyone is welcome to join.


Expedition ID: 22-09.3





  • Hotels (+ breakfast and dinner)

  • 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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All expeditions include our industry-first unique concierge service. This service ensures your expedition operates at the highest level of service throughout the trip. Forgot something? Have a craving for something sweet? Looking to go into town after a day of touring? Have dietary restrictions? Our concierge is on hand throughout your entire trip ensuring your needs are met every step of the way. Our concierge's work directly for us and are there to serve you throughout your expedition.


Expedition Hosts

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Bill Kirkpatrick

Bill is follower of Christ, husband, father, and Pastor who loves to lead Gods people into a passionate relationship with the Lord. He has served in the ministry for over 35 years. Presently, Bill is serving as the Lead Pastor at New Heights Church located in Chandler, Arizona. Bill is looking forward to hosting with Marty Sloan a trip into the Holy Land. 

Marty Sloan is a Christ-follower, husband, father and pastor who is passionate about communicating the Word of God and enabling people of all ages and cultures to experience life in Christ.  An ordained minister since 2000, Marty has served in ministry for 25 years.  Presently, Marty serves as the lead pastor of Calvary Church, a multi-ethnic church congregation with weekly attendance of over 7000 people located in the greater Chicago area. His greatest joy in ministry is seeing lives changed. 

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Marty Sloan


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 14-24, 2022


September 14

  • Depart USA

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•  Arrival Tel Aviv
•  Travel to Hotel By Bus
•  Dinner and Overnight in the Negev


September 15


September 16


•  Beresehva
•  En Avdat
•  Wilderness of Zin
•  Tel Arad

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September 17

  • Visit the Shephelah hill country

  • Ancient city of Lachish

  • Ancient site of Beth Shemesh

  • Nebi Samwil (overlook of biblical Gibeon)

  • Elah Valley


September 18


•  Port-city of Caesarea
•  Mount Caramel

•  Valley of Jezreel

•  Church of the Annunciation

•  Nazareth


September 19


•  Dan nature reserve
•  Banias (ancient Caesarea

•  Mount Hermon

•  Israel-Syrian border overlook


•    Almagor
•    Beitsaida Valley
•    Chorazin
•    Baptism In The Jordan River
•    Capernaum
•    Museum at Kibbutz Ginnosar

•    Evening boat ride on the Sea of Galilee


September 20

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September 21


•  Masada

•  En Fescha
•  Qumran
•  Visit and swim in the Dead Sea
•  Wadi Qilt Overlook


•    Israel Museum
•    City of David
•    Bethlehem
•    Church of the Nativity


September 22


September 23

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  • Mount of Olives
  • Dominus Flevit
  • Garden of Gethsemane
  • St. Anne’s Church
  • Jaffa Gate
  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher
  • Temple Mount
  • Western Wall
  • Farewell Dinner 
  • Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure flight home


September 24

  • Arrive in USA

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