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October 8, 2016 | by Hannah Wilder

Our first full day in Jordan started with a drive past the Jabbok river, where Jacob wrestled with God, to Gadara, the site of Jesus’ pig-killing miracle. All three synoptic gospels relate the story: the demons inside a demon-possessed man named Legion pleads with Jesus to let them alone and finally asks to be allowed to […]

October 7, 2016 | by Hannah Wilder

We arrived in Jordan at 4 in the afternoon. The air felt hot and dry as I stepped off the plane. My first thought was: “Welcome to the Desert.”   As our group congregated and walked through the Amman airport, a fellow traveler and I marveled at the sunshine and how it feels more like […]