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Newshour: angel mosaic

yesterday afternoon (sunday 3rd), 1.53-1.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) concludes with …

“At the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, a previously hidden mosaic of an angel has been uncovered, three years into a major restoration project there.”

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Bethlehem, Mount of Olives and more!

Yesterday we traveled via bus to Bethlehem. It was about 20 minutes away from our hotel in Jerusalem, so not very far.

Our Pastor on the trip made an important note: Mary and Joseph would have traveled about 90 miles from Nazareth to Bethlehem and it would have likely taken them 2 weeks via donkey. 1,251 more words

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Do You Have a Volunteer Pipeline?

One of the biggest hurdles that many parishes face when trying to dramatically improve the experience of attending or growing as a disciple is a feeling of complete and utter scarcity when it comes to “volunteers.” Now, I’m not a huge fan of the word “ 455 more words


Here We Go Again!

I can’t tell you how many times over the last twelve months I have thought about the three little boys and four little girls (two with beautiful “ruddy” hair like King David) that we encountered in a tiny settlement in the West Bank. 2,037 more words


The Holy Land

In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.

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Badd Giacaman Museum

The Badd Giacaman Museum ( also known as the al-Bad Museum for Olive Oil Production) is located in the center of Bethlehem, near the Church of the Nativity. 65 more words