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Shepherding Souls: Cultivating Meaningful Relationships in Your Church Community

In the heart of every thriving church community lies a profound desire to nurture connections that transcend the ordinary. Here, we will delve into the timeless art practices of cultivating meaningful relationships that touch the soul and enrich one’s faith.   Lessons That Pastors Can Draw from Jesus’ Example as the Ultimate Shepherd of Souls Pastors […]

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How to Lead a Church-Wide Fast

Leading a church-wide fast is an incredible opportunity for spiritual growth and unity within a congregation. It is a time when individuals come together to seek God’s guidance, experience personal transformation, and deepen their faith. As a church leader, organizing and leading a fast requires careful planning and a thoughtful approach. The Purpose of Fasting […]

Experience the Judean Wilderness Where Jesus Fasted for 40 Days and Nights

The Judean Wilderness is a vast, arid expanse of rugged terrain with immense historical and religious significance. Nestled in this landscape is a site that holds a special place in the hearts of millions of Christians worldwide: the place where Jesus fasted for 40 days and nights. This profound event, as recorded in the Gospels, […]

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10 Ways to Strengthen a Church Ministry Team

Ministry teams play a crucial role in the success of any religious organization. A strong and cohesive team can accomplish more together than any individual could achieve alone. However, building and maintaining a strong church ministry team is not an easy task. It requires dedication, effort, and intentional actions from both leaders and team members.   […]

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Archaeologists Find A Second Synagogue In The Hometown Of Mary Magdalene

In the ancient Jewish community of Migdal, also known as the birthplace of Mary Magdalene, archaeologists discover the ruins of a 2,000-year-old synagogue found just within the vicinity of another synagogue known as Magdala. This is the first time two synagogues dating back to the Second Temple period have been discovered in a single community. […]

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Celebrating Easter And The Jewish Passover Connection

Spring is a time when everything in nature starts to bloom, the birds start singing outside of your window and the promise of warmer weather is just around the bend but it is also a time of celebrating the most important aspects of our Christian and Jewish faith. What Is The Significance Of Easter Easter […]

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7 Benefits Of Group Travel Over Individual Travel

There are lots of ways to travel and many places to travel to but if you haven’t traveled on a group tour some would say you’re missing out. Here are 7 benefits of group travel over individual travel. The Benefits Of Group Travel Over Individual Travel 1. You’re Never Alone For some, the idea of […]

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Walking on Biblical Grounds Strengthened This Pastors Faith and Confirmed the Realness of Who Jesus Is

Pastor Andrew has been able to take many tours to Israel of which seven have been with Friendship Tours. In his earlier years, Pastor Andrew was able to travel to Israel with a group of students and school facility members in 2009. This particular trip deepened his understanding of scripture by providing visual realities of […]

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The Dangers of Using an Overseas Travel Company

How often have you heard friends and colleagues share details of their “vacation from hell?” Travel agent flight scams with fake tickets, tickets with completely different schedules with very long layovers. Tour company “bait and switch” tactics with completely different hotels, sightseeing programs, and inferior bus transportation from what was originally promised. Payment scams – […]

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Reinvigorate Your Bible Reading And Preaching With A Pastors Bible Tour Of Israel

Imagine being able to experience places of the Bible while on a tour of Israel with your church family where you can tangibly witness everything you’ve learned through your studies of God’s word. On a January tour in 2022 we will take you along a variety of sites like that of the first miracle in […]