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Israel Tour - May 16-25, 2017

Tour Israel with Pilgrim Tours "Best of Israel" tour featuring Piercing Word! 

Piercing Word is a ministry that has been performing scripture across the country since 2007 and is currently based out of Lancaster, PA. All of their scripts are word-for-word straight from the ESV Bible. The Scripture is our Script! The mission of Piercing Word is to “Ignite passion for the Word of God in the heart of the church.” Piercing Word INSPIRES people through scripture performances, CHALLENGES everyone to memorize the Bible for themselves and EQUIPS them to do so with memorization techniques and discipleship programs. Caleb & Rachel Hughes have partnered in ministry with Piercing Word since 2013. They became involved with Piercing Word while in Lancaster working at Sight & Sound Theatres and currently live in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Caleb has a B.A. in Theatre from Liberty University and is currently working on a Masters of Divinity in Christian Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Caleb worked with Piercing Word on various projects including Jonah, Esther, Romans 8, John 4 and The Fullness of Time (script). Other stage credits include Sight and Sound Theatre’s productions of Moses, Joseph, Jonah, and Miracle of Christmas and Alluvion Stage Company’s production of Peter Pan. Caleb is overjoyed at the opportunity to represent Piercing Word in Israel alongside his lovely wife, Rachel, as they walk the paths that Jesus trod. He hopes their time in the Holy Land will give them and their guests a fresh perspective on God’s great story of salvation and a deeper love for his Word.

Rachel is a graduate of Liberty University with a B.A. in Theatre Performance. Most recently, she has been seen as Jane McDowell in The Stephen Foster Story, Belle in Beauty and the Beast, and Maria in The Sound of Music. Rachel performed with Piercing Word in Romans 8, Luke 15, and John 4. She also has credits from Sight and Sound Theatres (Moses, Joseph, Noah, The Miracle of Christmas), Peach State Theatre (The Marvelous Wonderettes, A Little Night Music), as well as Alluvion Stage Company (Peter Pan, Tarzan). Rachel thanks Piercing Word for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, her heavenly Father for his constant provision, and her incredible husband Caleb Hughes. She is most excited about what this trip will mean for her spiritual walk.

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Touring Israel is safer than you would imagine, and is often "safer" than living in the United States. You will have expert, professional Christian tour guides who will partner with us in bringing the Bible to life. For more information, check out the links below. This tour has limited spaces available, so sign up today! 


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