Christian Vacations

Christian Vacations To Ignite Your Faith

Have you ever wanted to experience a life-changing adventure that can get your face ignited, perhaps enhance your Bible knowledge, and in general strengthen you spiritually? Here are some trips that represent great Christian vacations. Each one has been designed to fortify the foundations of your faith but at the same time enjoying an unforgettable vacation of a lifetime.

Trip to Israel

Many have always dreamed of the birthplace of Jesus in Nazareth. One can see where the battle of Armageddon will take place near Megiddo. You can cross over the Sea of Galilee and discover where Jesus walked on water. You can have lunch and Abraham's tent or float in the salt concentrated waters of the Dead Sea.

Jerusalem is always the highlight of the trip and you will see where Jesus was crucified. You can check out the Western Wailing Wall, the Temple Mount, the Mount of Olives 9, Hezekiah's tunnel and even enjoy a Seder meal. A trip to Israel helps you enjoy the Bible's richness. You will never read your Bible the same way again.

Footsteps of Paul tour

One can retrace the steps of the apostle Paul and gain a glimpse of his missionary journeys. He will start by traveling through Macedonia where Paul was called to go in a dream. You can visit Thessaloniki and Berea where Paul encouraged believers to study the word.

You can then journey south to Corinth, roads and on to Patmos to discover where of the apostle John was exiled and wrote the book of Revelation. You can visit Athens where Paul preached his sermon revealing the "Unknown God". One can visit Ephesus with the Ephesian church was birthed. This Footsteps of Paul tour can take you down the road from present to past and from a modern world to an ancient world where Christianity was first spread to the Gentiles.

Christian Cruise

These cruises incorporate seminars, inspirational speakers and worship with spiritually uplifting entertainment. You can enjoy like-minded fellowship and worship the Lord with praise as you sail. Many cruises include singles, family, couples, seniors and even retreats.

European Reformation Tour

European Reformation Tour

One can learn about the accomplishments of the key reformers in the Protestant Reformation and at the same time you can travel through the heart of Europe. You can visit the birthplace of Martin Luther and experience a monastery where he gained revelations about the gospel of grace and even see the church where he nailed his 95 theses to the door.

Short-term Mission Trip

A short-term mission trip is almost guaranteed to impact your spiritual condition and most likely will change your life like no other adventure.

You can use all the gifts and skills that God is giving you to reach out to a world that is desperately in need. You can use your hands and your heart and be an extension of God's love to other people in other cultures. It will include developing new and lasting relationships with people you thought you'd never meet and probably have nothing in common with, but you will never forget. It'll take you beyond your comfort zone but you will gain a worldview that will change your prayer life. You will never be the same again.

Biblical Tour in Orlando

Biblical Tour in Orlando

This is a tour of the Word Spring Discovery Center where you can explore the history of the Bible, world languages and the work of Bible translation with live presentations by Wycliffe personnel.

In Orlando one can also visit the Holy Land Experience, which is a living biblical theme park that includes large collections of biblical antiquities called The Scriptorium. One can journey through the Bible's pages and see ancient Jerusalem 2000 years ago. Don't forget to experience the reenactments of Jesus life, ministry, death, and resurrection.

C. S. Lewis/Oxford England Tour

C. S. Lewis/Oxford England Tour

If C. S. Lewis is one of your favorite writers you might love the idea of visiting the hometown of this outstanding British author in Oxford, England. If you are lucky you can even meet C. S. Lewis in person there (impersonated by the actor David Payne).

You can explore historic sites in Oxford, Cambridge, and London, or consider joining the C. S. Lewis Foundation to attend a summer seminar in residence. The programs offered will educate you about the life and legacy of this remarkable person providing a thrilling cultural adventure. You can even spend the night in the author' home, "The Kilns" for truly unforgettable vacation experiences.

St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

Located right in the center of Rome, in Vatican City, Italy, St. Peter's Basilica is one of the largest churches on the globe. It is a popular pilgrimage site for Christian Catholics who arrive here from different parts of the world to visit this sacred place. The basilica is a remarkable piece of architectural art. It was erected on the spot where St. Peter the Apostle met his martyrdom and was buried. A number of Catholics consider St. Peter to be the first pope. The church was constructed during Constantine's reign, and then was re-constructed in the epoch of the Renaissance. It was also decorated with the masterpieces by Michelangelo, Raphael, Bernini, and Donato Bramate, the famous architect of that time.

The basilica is a real Mecca for art lovers. Its interior vast plaza features great works of art, including Bernini's Baldacchino, the beautiful sculptures (including the renowned Pieta), the dome mosaics by Michelangelo, to name just a few.

The tomb of St. Peter is located just beneath the main altar, as well as the tombs of other popes buried in the basilica.