Dear Pastor John, It has been interesting to reflect on our trip experience since we arrived home.
, you really helped me "connect the dots" of biblical history.
Pastor John, it's been 7 weeks since we returned from our fabulous trip to Israel and I still haven't come up with proper words to describe this trip.
and I want to thank you for putting together such an inspiring, life changing, strenuous but enjoyable experience in Israel.
, the DVD of the trip is unbelievable!
My husband and I enjoyed a marvelous tour of The Holy Land with Pastor John DeLancey and our Jewish guide, Schlomo.
Pastor John accompanied on his guitar, and Schlomo often performed beautifully moving Jewish melodies for us on his recorder flute.
The books Pastor John sent to read are marvelous and were a real support in grasping the history and spiritual significance of each site.
Or you can simply book with John DeLancey
and Biblical Israel Tours
Dr. DeLancey is an accomplished Pastor; archaeologist and tour leader.
I just returned in late January 2011 from John's twentieth tour of the Holy Lands with the Petra Jordan extension.
Yes, that is twenty tours he
himself has led throughout the Holy Lands.
I would not hesitate to travel with him again.
manages the tour with the ease of a true professional.
knows how to blend the Holy Scriptures with the science and history of the region.
himself actually studied as a young graduate student in archeology on the Southern Steps excavation of the Temple Mount
. The tour provides just the perfect blend to make the journey truly a trip of your lifetime.
The tour is spiritual, inspirational and educational and just tons of fun on top of all of that!!!.
The accommodations are excellent, the food is fantastic and the tour is carefully and well thought out so that it is relaxing, informative and stress free.
I experience more difficulties grocery shopping at Kroger Supermarkets than I did traveling half way around the world and back with John DeLancey
Tour with Dr. DeLancey
and you will get true value for your dollars; safety for your travels and food for the body, spirit, soul and mind.
- Blessings, Chilton (West Virginia)
At first I was a little scared booking a trip like this and traveling alone but was I ever glad I did.
Pastor John was an excellent tour leader.
We went on a Journey of a Lifetime with Pastor John Delancey, and the trip was A Journey of a Lifetime, a truly special journey.
Pastor John Delancey, and his colleagues Dr. Tom Tribelhorn, and Shlomo read Scripture verses that were pertinent to the particular site we were visiting.
Sometimes a few verses from Scripture were read, Occasionally a story was told by Pastor John or Shlomo.
At other times, the silence spoke volumes.
And Pastor John brought beautiful music as he played his guitar.
Every aspect of the tour was well planned.
Pastor John even arranged special lectures and demonstrations for us at various sites and shops.
There were so many special places and experiences we had; the Baptism in the Jordan River, the walk through Hezekiah's Tunnel, The Communion Service at the Garden Tomb, the special Allelujah song we sang in St. Catherine's Church.
A visit to Israel changes you.
It touches you and it lives in your heart.
It strengthens your faith and your walk.
If you have the desire to go to the Holy Land , if it is on your "Bucket List," make it happen.
Pastor John is very humble.
I so appreciated their sincere faith and belief in the historicity of the Scriptures.
There are no better tour guides than Pastor John and Dr. Tom.
Thank you Pastor John for the special "service" you did for San and I. Blessings to you.
Each day was planned in detail with stops at points of interest with a time at each for Pastor John to share the scripture that spoke of the site tat we were visiting.
We reviewed many Holy Land Tours on line before deciding upon the tour hosted by Rev John DeLancey
What a great choice!
Pastor John as a love of scripture and enthusiasm for the land of Israel that is tangible, contagious, and a joy to behold.
Our tour was extremely organized, with all logistical elements handled superbly, which allowed us to be fully present each day to learn, laugh, and sing.
We started each morning on the bus singing "This is the day that the Lord has made" with our entire travel group and that set the tone for the rest of the day's adventures.
We also had an Israeli tour guide named Shlomo
has extensive knowledge of scripture, Jewish history, and archeology and presented information in a very entertaining and informative manner.
The information I learned from Shlomo and Pastor John has sparked a deep desire to learn more about the Bible and the land of Israel.
I will definitely make it back to Jerusalem at some point in my life.
My favorite parts of our journey were being baptized in the Jordan River, swimming in the Dead Sea, making friends with the other tour participants, and deepening my love of God.
I would highly encourage anyone to take a Biblical Israel Tour with Pastor John.
"It has now been 3 months since our amazing journey through Israel with the Lord, Pastor John and our group.
I felt completely safe with the group while we were there, and was very grateful for the experience Pastor John and his colleagues (Tom, Myra, Shlomo, Azam) brought to the trip.
Pastor John read corresponding passages of the Bible to us at many of the sites, sometimes adding insights he'd gleaned; other times letting God's Word simply speak for itself.
We thank-you John
for putting a trip like this together.
Ron & Sharon
Pastor John, Pastor Tom and our Israeli Tour Guide, Shlomo, were an amazing trio.
After touring the area they traditionally think was Golgatha and viewing the tomb, we celebrated a communion in the garden, Pastor Tom read from the bible and then Pastor John led us in a few praise songs.
Thank you to Pastor John who, through his unending energy and enthusiasm, his love and musicality brought a sweetness to God's word and to our praise.
Mary and I will likely make this trip again provided we could go with John as our tour director and pastor.
In addition John
has become a close friend.
exhibited patience, kindness, understanding, and love, as well as tenacity in helping us to grow as Christians through this experience.
We thank God for leading us to John
and others who shared this adventure.
Thank you, John
, for allowing us into your life as fellow believers.
and make a reunion trip with Pastor John as our guide.
I am so thankful to Pastor John for making every possible effort to see that we were comfortable and providing every opportunity to share his knowledge with us of historical and biblical information and securing guides and drivers who gave us the local color of the culture and conditions that past and present day people lived in.
And to God for giving us a blessed and safe trip.
kept us from getting lost, from being too sick or hurt to continue.
Pastor John called us on the phone and shared a little about his upcoming trip and we knew then this is where we were suppose to be.
God put all the details together and shut the doors that needed to be to make this trip possible.
What a trip it was!
Pastor John and Shlomo our Israeli guide really opened the land and bible to us.
God Bless Pastor John for his ability to share.
Blessings, Scott & Judy
Dear Pastor John, Thank you so much for making the trip such a meaningful and special time.
Pastor John, I was always afraid to visit the Holy Lands.
Pastor John, you go over and beyond the others in organizing a tour.
"Dear Pastor John, I cannot begin to express my deep, sincere and heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the work you are doing to give Christians like my daughter and myself the opportunity to experience the Holy Land from an historical and present day perspective.
Thank you, Pastor John, for all you do.
God bless you.
, We just wanted to write and thank you for the time and effort in putting the tour together along with the DVD and powerpoint.
Should you be thinking of taking a trip to this area I would highly recommend taking a trip here with John DeLancey
We only met John
once we had joined the group in New York, as we joined the trip via the internet, but we e