The Dome of the Rock stands against a backdrop of modern construction in this photo taken in Jerusalem by Len Browning, lead pastor at The Journey at First Baptist in Craig. He and 15 other pastors and their wives traveled through Israel during a week-long tour in early February.
Len Browning, right, smiles after being baptized in the Jordan River in Israel during a tour of the country early last month. “I saw it as a baptism in a commitment to what God’s asking me to do,” said Len, lead pastor at The Journey at First Baptist.
The sun rises over the Sea of Galilee in this photo taken by Craig resident Len Browning. Browning, lead pastor of The Journey, said he had long wanted to visit the country.
Caesarea Philippi, located near Lebanon, is shown here in this photo taken by Len Browning of Craig. It’s one of several places he visited on his tour of Israel that holds New Testament significance.
Len Browning floats in the Dead Sea during his tour of Israel in early February.
En Gedi, desert oasis, is shown in this photo provided by Len Browning, lead pastor at The Journey. David is believed to have fled to this region of Israel when pursued by Saul.
The garden of Gethsemane, pictured here, is one of several key locations in Jesus’ ministry that Len Browning saw during his tour of Israel in early February.
The remnants of the synagogue at Capernaum are shown here in this photo taken by Craig pastor Len Browning.