EPISODE 1 – Available Above!
In Episode 1, our journey through the birth of Jesus explores the places and events which prepared the way for Jesus' coming, from God's promise through the prophets that the Messiah would be born in Bethlehem—and born of a virgin—through God's preparation in history, even after the prophets went silent. Our challenge: How do we keep going when it seems God is doing nothing?
EPISODE 2 – Releases in 2 Days
In Episode 2, our journey through the birth of Jesus explores the events that occurred when Gabriel announced in Jerusalem and Nazareth that God would do the impossible. We'll follow Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus and marvel with the shepherds who heard of the Savior's birth. Our challenge: How do we trust God when what we need is impossible?
EPISODE 3 –Releases in 4 Days
In Episode 3, our journey through the birth of Jesus explores the events that occurred after the first Christmas, when the Wise Men visited King Herod in Jerusalem and worshipped Jesus in Bethlehem. At God's leading, Joseph fled with Mary and Jesus to Egypt and later settled in Nazareth. Our challenge: How do we follow God when His leading makes no sense?
Wayne Stiles has served in fulltime Christian ministry for almost 30 years, effectively using writing, teaching, music, video, and leadership as the means of creatively communicating the life-changing truths of God’s Word.
A veteran traveler to Israel, he has taught and written extensively on the devotional benefits of the Holy Land on his popular blog, in his books, as well as in dozens of articles for the Jerusalem Post. Wayne earned his master’s and doctoral degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary. He also served in the pastorate for 14 years in the church he helped to plant, and he served as an Executive Vice President at Insight for Living Ministries for 12 years.
Wayne and Cathy have helped lead many tours to numerous biblical sites in Israel, Jordan, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, and Italy. They have been married thirty years and have two grown daughters.
Wayne’s passion is to help connect the Bible and its lands to life, showing the practical application of God’s Word in lives that display God’s grace.