I’m sitting at JFK airport in NYC waiting to board a flight to Tel Aviv. To say I’m excited would be an understatement! I’ve never been there before.
Well, I’ve been close.
For those of you who know us, you will probably remember that we were headed that way two years ago. And we got close.
Like a hundred miles close.
Then the boat caught on fire. (You can read about that HERE) I felt a little like Moses. We could see the promised land but we couldn’t get in.
This time I think it’s going to be different. Here’s the deal: I’m going with several of my friends who pastor ARC churches, as guests of the Israeli government. I’m not sure if they felt bad about my experience last time or are just interested in promoting good will between our countries. I’ll take it either way!
Seriously, this seems like a wonderful opportunity to grow in my faith and understanding of the Jesus story. After having celebrated Easter I’m looking forward to experiencing it first hand. I want to bring back a fresh understanding and a renewed passion to share the Good News.
You can do two things:
That’s it for now.