Remember the Sunday School song...A River Running Deep and Wide?
Dad standing in Jordan with Israel in the background. The Jordan River is a small creek by USA standards. It can be walked across. As you can see it is not deep or wide. The amazing thing is how these two countries are competing for the premiere Baptismal Site location. Look at the construction in the background...and the Israeli flag...
Tracing the Steps of the Bible Along the Jordan River August 2nd 2009 We did more than just cover ourselves in mud, float, and pamper ourselves when we were at the Dead Sea! We all had visited the Dead Sea on the Israeli/Palestinian side, but we had never visited the Jordanian side. We were not disappointed.
Our first visit to the lowest point on Earth was 10 years ago during our first Mid-East trip. We all said we hoped we would return without believing it would ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » West » Dead Sea For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946, Jordan was ruled by King HUSSEIN (1953-99). A pragmatic ruler, he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US, USSR, and UK), various Arab states... ... read more