Artifacts & Biblical History

Aramaic, the Language of Jesus & Mary

February 12, 2011

The language of Jesus is still spoken in Maloula Syria. Below is an interesting video if you are interested in the language spoken in Nazareth every day in the cave where the Holy Family lived. It is the language of Jesus. You can also hear it spoken by my friend Efrem Nissan from Bethlehem here. [...]

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Ultimate Biblical Run through Jerusalem!

February 9, 2011

I hit all the holy biblical site and documented them with video and pictures. I decided people would like to see all the biblical and holy sites in and around the Old City of Jerusalem, including Calvary, the Tomb, the place Judas hanged himself, Gethsemane, the place St. Stephen was stoned, top of Mount of [...]

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Group Picture of our St. Paul Cruise

December 1, 2010

Thought you might like to see the group of wonderful pilgrims who joined us for our Footprints of St. Paul Pilgrimage & Cruise through Turkey, Greece and Italy. We are in front of the Celsius Library in Ephesus, the third largest library in the world in it’s day, right across the street from the two-story [...]

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Steve’s Brief Story of St. Paul’s Life

November 19, 2010

Since we are in Rome, I thought I would share a short biography I made on the fly of St. Paul at Tre Fontone where St. Paul was beheaded. This will give you a short introduction to St. Paul and his life from the very place where he was beheaded. Free Timeline of the Life [...]

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Crap, Castration & Two Creations

May 28, 2010

We miss a lot when reading the English Bible. We’re at a great disadvantage. The early Christians read the writings of the apostles in the original language — they understood the words and expressions must better than we do. For example, Paul writes that he considers all things as refuse that he might gain Christ [...]

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Assisi > Loreto > Lanciano > San Giovanni Rotundo

May 16, 2010

Today we begrudgingly left Assisi and drove 2 hours to the Holy House of Loreto to see the famous house of Nazareth and have lunch. We drove next to Lanciano for Mass and to see the oldest and most profound Eucharistic Miracle. Then we drove through stunningly beautiful countryside to San Giovanni and the tomb [...]

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We Saw the Holy Shroud of Turin!!!!

May 13, 2010

Today we saw the Holy Shroud of Turin! No words can describe what the pilgrims experienced and felt — though some try to express their thoughts and feelings as they stood within a few feet of the precious relic of Christ. No one in this group doubts for one second that it is the authentic [...]

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Ran to See the Shroud

May 12, 2010

All the pilgrims arrived. It was actually miraculous the way some of it worked out. Missed connections due to the miserable volocano, but the Lord’s blessing overcame at every turn. All are here, had a great dinner and are settled in for the night. More soon, but I ran today in Turin (Torino) and was [...]

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Step into the Holy Sepulchre!

April 14, 2010

This is a VERY COOL website with 360 degree pictures moving you throughout the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Go round and round and even tip up to see the ceilings and down to see the floors. Go into the tomb where Jesus was buried. It was fun for me since I have [...]

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Fishing on the Sea of Galilee, Steve’s Story

April 11, 2010

Day Four of our pilgrimage. This is part 1 or 2. Steve gives his story of his night spent fishing with the Jewish fishermen on the Sea of Galilee. Part 2 coming soon.

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My Run through Hell and Back

January 14, 2010

EveryTrail tracking of my run with a few pictures. The Valley of Hinnom was the city dump at the time of Jesus and smoke was billowing out and maggots infested the stench and garbage. Jesus pointed to this dump when he warned us to avoid Gehenna, the Valley of Hinnom. Link to my run on [...]

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Steve Goes to Work with Jesus & Joseph

November 15, 2009

What would it be like to walk to work with Jesus and Joseph? Steve finds out.

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New Evidence for the Shroud

July 30, 2009

New evidence supports authenticity of Shroud of Turin In new study of the Shroud of Turin has discovered traces of writing in Aramaic, judged by experts to be more than 1800 years old. The visible letters appear to portions of the phrase “king of the Jews”– thereby strongly supporting the belief that the fabric [...]

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Bones Under Altar in Rome’s Church of St. Paul

June 30, 2009

Tests support belief that St. Paul’s tomb has been discovered, Pope reveals As he presided at ceremonies closing the Pauline Year, Pope Benedict XVI made the dramatic announcement that new scientific tests have strengthened the traditional belief that human remains buried beneath the altar of the Roman basilica of St. Paul-outside-the-Walls are those of [...]

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5,000 Years of Religious History in 90 Seconds!

May 19, 2009

Another very cool interactive map takes you through the the many religions and centuries. Watch how Christianity spreads at the very end. Click on the image to the right.

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Visiting Nablus (Samaria)

May 8, 2009

Today we walked in the footprints of the Patriarchs and Prophets, Jesus and the Apostolic Fathers. Janet and I went through all the Israeli checkpoints and security into Nablus today with our new friend Fr. Vincent Nagel, parish priest in Nablus and personal secretary of the Patriarch of Jerusalem. He is also a convert! We [...]

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