Adventures in Israel (3)

Dead Sea Scrolls was in Qunram, which became one of the most important archeological discoveries in the 20th Century! This discovery shocked the world and improved the accuracy of when the earliest Bible was stored — even before Jesus was born. The scrolls were completely in pieces when they were discovered, some were burnt into ashes,Continue reading “Adventures in Israel (3)”

Adventures in Israel (2)

A wooden boat from 1st Century (found in Galilee) and the Museum of Fishing. Back then, fisherman is a quite decent occupation, and there were actually some people who worked in the fishing industry in the first disciples of Jesus. It must be a lot courageous to make such a decision – giving up the oldContinue reading “Adventures in Israel (2)”

Adventures in Israel (1)

Starting a trip to Israel. For most Chinese people, Israel is a land of mystery. I was mostly concerned with safety issues before I left for this country. My team chose to travel via EL AL Israel Airline because it was the only flight that went straight to Israel. My first reaction was, would it reallyContinue reading “Adventures in Israel (1)”

My Trip to Turkey (5)

The most well-known painting in Turkey. Guess what’s the guy doing? He was a slave and was made to train the tortoise as a punishment! lol     Can you tell the differences between Mosque, Catholic church and Orthodox church? Well, the most typical feature of mosque is the hammer-vault roofing, while on the topContinue reading “My Trip to Turkey (5)”

My Trip to Turkey (4)

Accompanied by a Catholic Mexican and a Muslin tour guide when visiting the mosque. Just learned that the Muslin also believes Jesus is the Messiah, who was crucified but rose again. But to the Muslin, Jesus is just a prophet. So mysterious is the God to us, but I know that he does exist!  Continue reading “My Trip to Turkey (4)”

My Trip to Turkey (2)

The lady in blue is originally Yugoslavian, but migrated to Sweden in her early years. She was born on 3rd September, 1939, the beginning of WWII. A baby born in the gunfire! When she was 3, her parents were sent into jail for being reported as communists, so she and her sister were sent toContinue reading “My Trip to Turkey (2)”

My Trip to Turkey (1)

Arrived in Turkey on 16th August! I feel so grateful for His grace. Both traditional and modern features can be found on the streets in Turkey. BTW, even CCTV4 can be found on local television! Surprising things at the International Conference of University Women: most attendees were in their 60s to 80s, and young womenContinue reading “My Trip to Turkey (1)”