Purposes

To reform biblical scholarship by making it accessible, relevant and useful to the broader church.

To redeem the idea of pilgrimage from commercial sightseeing.

To renew the spirits of each of our participants and to fortify them for ministry in any mission field.

To encourage contextual study of the Bible and its missionary themes

To strengthen local churches by equipping clergy and lay people with skills and tools for biblical studies, preaching and community development.

To renew a sense of purpose in mission

To enable participants to become active in new mission fields

To introduce Moral Critique of the Bible

To enable participants to identify points of contact between the three Abrahamic faiths

To teach the ingredients of conflict resolution, peacemaking, and reconciliation and their application in the world

To impart an understanding of the history of mission in the Near East and the models of mission practices today.

To develop an appreciation among participants of the heritage of Christianity in the Near East and the vitality of the Church there today

To promote responsible travel in the Holy Land

To restore an understanding of authentic pilgrimage as a learning and spiritual exercise.

 

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