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Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024 Antioch - Tarsus - Cyprus - Perga - Antalya

ANTIOCH (Antakya) is located along the Orontes River in modern-day Turkey. The city became a center for early Christianity, playing an important role in the ministry of the apostle Paul in the New Testament. It was at Antioch that followers of Jesus were first called “Christians” (Acts 11:26).

Dr. Mark Wayne WilsonAsia Minor Research Center
Dr. Ben Witherington IIIAsbury Theological Seminary
Dr. Douglas JacobyProfessor of Theology, Rocky Mountain School of Ministry & Theology
Dr. Dana M. HarrisTrinity International University
Dr. Jeffrey A D WeimaCalvin Theological Seminary
Dr. Sang-Won Aaron SonDallas Baptist University
Jason BorgesPhD-c
Itinerary Details Lecturers Policies Contact Useful Information

June 17 Mon Arrive Adana Airport – Meet with “TUTKU” sign and transfer to the ANEMON HOTEL in ISKENDERUN

June 18 Tue ANTAKYA
07:00-08:45 Breakfast
09:00-09:20 Welcome – Levent Oral, Erin Dailey
09:20-10:00 Dana Harris “Why They Were First Called “Christians” (Χριστιανούς) in Antioch”
10:00-10:40 Ben Witherington III “Paul and the Two Antiochs”
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:40 Jeff Weima “Paul the Letter Writer and the Framework of Galatians”
11:40-12:20 Aaron Son “Paul’s Conflicts in Antioch and Their Impact”
12:20-13:00 Jason Borges “The Church in Antioch after Paul and Peter”
13:00-14:00 Lunch at the hotel
14:00-15:00 Free Time
15:00-15:40 Douglas Jacoby “The Church at Antioch: Polity, Planning, and Providence”
15:40-16:20 Mark Wilson “Peter in Antioch: History and Tradition”
16:20-17:30 Film Premiere “Barnabas and Paul” directed by Stuart Bennett
19:00 Dinner at the hotel

June 19 Wed ANTAKYA
07:00-08:00 Breakfast
08:00 Depart to Samandag
10:15-11:45 Seleucia Pieria & Titus Tunnel
11:45-13:00 Lunch in Samandag
13:00-14:30 St. Simeon Monastery
14:30-15:00 Return to Antakya
15:15-15:45 Antioch Hippodrome
15:45-17:00 Church of Saint Peter
17:00-18:00 Return to Iskenderun Anemon Hotel
19:00 Dinner at the hotel

June 20 Thu TARSUS
07:00-07:45 Breakfast
08:00 Check out of hotel and drive to Tarsus
10:15-11:00 Donuktas and Roman Bridge
11:00-12:00 Tarsus Museum and Roman Street
12:00-13:15 Lunch
13:15 Depart to Adana
14:30-16:00 Adana Archaeology Museum
16:15-17:00 Walk across river on Roman bridge
19:00 Dinner at hotel in Adana

June 21 Fri CYPRUS
Morning transfer to airport for PC1852 07:25/08:15 flight to Northern Cyprus
Barnabas Church and Salamis
Dinner and overnight Northern Cyprus

June 22 Sat CYPRUS
Paphos
Dinner and overnight Northern Cyprus

June 23 Sun ANTALYA
Fly Antalya via PC1872 08:00/09:00 and visit Perga in the morning.
Afternoon visit to Attalia and St. Paul Cultural Center
Dinner and overnight Antalya

June 24 Mon Transfer to Antalya Airport for departure - END

EXTENSIONS AVAILABLE TO: ISTANBUL, SEVEN CHURCHES,
CAPPADOCIA, & more


Please contact us for the pre-post tours.

OPTIONAL 1: SEVEN CHURCHES PRE-TOUR - JUNE 12-17

June 12 Wed      
Arrive Izmir Airport–Meet and transfer to your hotel. StPolicarp Church if time permits. (D)

June 13 Thu      
Pergamum Acropolis & Thyatira. Overnight Izmir. (B,D)

June 14 Fri         
Smyrna Agora, Sardis, and Philadelphia. Overnight Izmir.(B,D)

June 15 Sat        
Hierapolis, Laodicea. Overnight Izmir. (B,D)

June 16 Sun      
Ephesus, Terrace Houses, Museum, Basilica of John. Overnight Izmir. (B,D)

June 17 Mon     
Transfer to Izmir Airport for your flight to Hatay via Istanbul. Meet and transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (B,D)


OPTIONAL 2: ISTANBUL PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

June 14 Fri
Arrive Istanbul Airport – Meet and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is free. Overnight Istanbul.

June 15 Sat
09:00-17:00 Guided Istanbul Tour; Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Archaeology Museum, St Irene Church. Rest of the day is free. Overnight Istanbul.

June 16 Sun
09:00-17:00 Guided Istanbul Tour; Underground Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Galata Tower, Bosphorus Boat Tour. Rest of the day is free. Overnight Istanbul.

June 17 Mon
11:00 pick up and transfer to Airport for TK2258 14:15 /15:55 flight to Hatay.


OPTIONAL 3: CAPPADOCIA PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

June 14 Fri
Arrive Kayseri airport Meet and transfer to Cappadocia – Overnight.

June 15 Sat
Optional Hot Air Baloon Ride.Visit to the Goreme Open Air Museum and see the famous painted rock churches.Then visit Underground City, and the Citadel of Uchisar. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. (B)

June 16 Sun
Visit Avanos Pottery making village,Onyx Factory, the monastic Zelve Valley and the local wine factory. Overnight. (B)

June 17 Mon
08:00 pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport for TK2027 11:00 /12:35 ASR-IST +TK2258 14:15 /15:55 IST-HTY flight.


OPTIONAL 4: CAPPADOCIA POST TOUR - JUNE 24-27

June 24 Mon
Transfer to Antalya Airport for XQ7032 08:10 /09:25 flight to Kayseri. Meet at Kayseri airport, drive to Cappadocia, where nature has scoured surrealistic moonscape shapes, and the persecuted Christians dug underground cities and churches during the 9th century. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

June 25 Tue
Visit to the Goreme Open Air Museum and see the famous painted rock churches.Then visit Underground City, and the Citadel of Uchisar. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. (B)

June 26 Wed
Optional Hot Air Baloon ride.Visit Avanos Pottery making village,Onyx Factory, the monastic Zelve Valley and the local wine factory. Overnight. (B)

June 27 Thu
Transfer to the airport for your flight to USA via Istanbul. (B)


OPTIONAL 5: ANKARA-HATTUSHA-NEMROUD-GÖBEKLİTEPE PRE-TOUR - JUNE 11-17

June 11 Tue
Arrive Ankara – Transfer to 4 star hotel.(D)

June 12 Wed
Drive to visit Hattusha, capital city of Hittite Empire. Overnight Ankara.(B,D)

June 13 Thu
Morning visit to Gordion – Anatolion Civilization Museum, Temple of Augustus. Overnight Ankara. (B,D)

June 14 Fri
Fly Adiyaman via Istanbul. Visit Nemroud and antique city of Perrin (Perrhe).Overnight Adiyaman. (B,D)

June 15 Sat
Drive to Urfa. Visit the Museum and Balikligol. Overnight Urfa. (B,D)

June 16 Sun
Harran and Gobeklitepe. Overnight Urfa. (B,D)

June 17 Mon
Drive Antioch. (B)


OPTIONAL 6: Pisidian Antioch, Derbe and Lystra, Catalhoyuk - POST TOUR - JUNE 24-26

June 24 Mon     Drive to Pisidian Antioch, visit the site and its museum. The city was a major Hellenistic center in the centuries before Paul’s arrival.Continue to Konya and visit the tomb of Rumi. Dinner and overnight in Konya.(B,D)

June 25 Tue      After breakfast drive to Derbe and Lystra (Acts 14).  Paul and Barnabas fled to Derbe and Lystra on his first missionary journey when city officials of Iconium plotted to stone them (Acts 14:6-21).  On the way visit one of the oldest cities of the world, Catalhoyuk, a very large Neolithic and Chalcolithic proto-city settlement in southern Anatolia, which existed from approximately 7500 BC to 6400 BC, and flourished around 7000 BC. In July 2012, it was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Proceed to Konya. Dinner and overnight in Konya.(B,D)

June 26 Wed     Transfer to the airport for your flight to US via Istanbul.

Including

MAIN TOUR

Adana-Northern Cyprus flight
• Northern Cyprus – Antalya flight
• 3 Nights at Museum Hotel Antakya
• 1 Night at Hilton Hotel in Adana
• 2 Nights at 4 star in Northern Cyprus
• 1 Night at Ramada Hotel in Antalya
• Daily breakfasts
• 7 Dinners
• All transportation by private vehicles
• All airport transfers
• All entrance fees to the sites and museums
• All guiding by professional licensed tour guides
• All service charges and taxes
• Special Lectures by Dr. Mark Wilson – Author of Biblical Turkey
• TUTKU gifts

OPTIONAL 1: SEVEN CHURCHES PRE-TOUR - JUNE 12-17

• 5 Nights at 4 star Kordon Cankaya Hotel in Izmir
• Daily breakfasts and 5 dinners at the hotels
• Arrival and departure Airport transfers
• Sightseeing as per the itinerary
• English Speaking Licensed tour guide
• All entrance fees to the sites and museums
• All transportation by Mini bus or Bus
• Service charges and local taxes

OPTIONAL 2: ISTANBUL PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

• 3 nights at Kent Hotel or similar in Istanbul
• Istanbul-Hatay flight on June 17
• Roundtrip escorted transfers
• Daily breakfast at  hotel
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums
• Portage at hotels
• Service charges & local taxes

OPTIONAL 3: CAPPADOCIA PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

• 3 nights at Dilek Kaya Hotel or similar
• Kayseri-Hatay via Istanbul flight on June 17
• Roundtrip escorted transfers
• Daily breakfast at hotel
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums
• Portage at hotels
• Service charges & local taxes

OPTIONAL 4: CAPPADOCIA POST TOUR - JUNE 24-27

• 3 nights at Dilek Kaya Hotel or similar
• Antalya-Kayseri flight on June 24
• Roundtrip escorted transfers
• Daily breakfast at hotel
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums
• Portage at hotels
• Service charges & local taxes

OPTIONAL 5: ANKARA-HATTUSHA-NEMROUD-GÖBEKLİTEPE PRE-TOUR - JUNE 11-17

• 3 nights at Radisson blu Hotel in Ankara
• 1 night at Adiyaman Ramada Hotel or similar
• 2 nights at Dedeman Hotel in Urfa or similar
• Ankara-Adiyaman flight on June 14
• Roundtrip escorted transfers
• Daily breakfast and dinners at hotels
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums
• Portage at hotels
• Service charges & local taxes

OPTIONAL 6: Pisidian Antioch, Derbe and Lystra, Catalhoyuk - POST TOUR - JUNE 24-26

• 2 Nights at Anemon Hotel in Konya
• Daily breakfast  at  hotel
• 2 Dinners (Konya)
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums

Excluding

MAIN TOUR

• International flight to arrive Hatay on June 17 and depart Antalya on June 24
• Extensions to ISTANBUL, SEVEN CHURCHES, CAPPADOCIA, & more
• Turkish Visa Fee to be obtained online before arrival www.evisa.gov.tr Participants are responsible in getting their own visa
• Lunches and drinks
• Tips to tour guides ($5 per person per day) and drivers ($2 per person per day)
• Travel and Health Insurance, any kind of Insurance, Covid tests and expenses

OPTIONAL 1: SEVEN CHURCHES PRE-TOUR - JUNE 12-17

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

OPTIONAL 2: ISTANBUL PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

OPTIONAL 3: CAPPADOCIA PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
• Hot Air Baloon Ride ($350 per person)

OPTIONAL 4: CAPPADOCIA POST TOUR - JUNE 24-27

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
• Hot Air Baloon Ride ($350 per person)

OPTIONAL 5: ANKARA-HATTUSHA-NEMROUD-GÖBEKLİTEPE PRE-TOUR - JUNE 11-17

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

OPTIONAL 6: Pisidian Antioch, Derbe and Lystra, Catalhoyuk - POST TOUR - JUNE 24-26

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Hotels
  • June 17, 2024 - June 20, 2024 Anemon Hotel Iskenderun, Hatay, Turkey
  • June 20, 2024 - June 21, 2024 Hilton Hotel in Adana, Adana, Turkey
  • June 21, 2024 - June 22, 2024 Ramada Plaza Otel, Antalya, Turkey

 Locations on the map may include pre program or extension locations with main program.
Including

MAIN TOUR

Adana-Northern Cyprus flight
• Northern Cyprus – Antalya flight
• 3 Nights at Museum Hotel Antakya
• 1 Night at Hilton Hotel in Adana
• 2 Nights at 4 star in Northern Cyprus
• 1 Night at Ramada Hotel in Antalya
• Daily breakfasts
• 7 Dinners
• All transportation by private vehicles
• All airport transfers
• All entrance fees to the sites and museums
• All guiding by professional licensed tour guides
• All service charges and taxes
• Special Lectures by Dr. Mark Wilson – Author of Biblical Turkey
• TUTKU gifts

OPTIONAL 1: SEVEN CHURCHES PRE-TOUR - JUNE 12-17

• 5 Nights at 4 star Kordon Cankaya Hotel in Izmir
• Daily breakfasts and 5 dinners at the hotels
• Arrival and departure Airport transfers
• Sightseeing as per the itinerary
• English Speaking Licensed tour guide
• All entrance fees to the sites and museums
• All transportation by Mini bus or Bus
• Service charges and local taxes

OPTIONAL 2: ISTANBUL PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

• 3 nights at Kent Hotel or similar in Istanbul
• Istanbul-Hatay flight on June 17
• Roundtrip escorted transfers
• Daily breakfast at  hotel
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums
• Portage at hotels
• Service charges & local taxes

OPTIONAL 3: CAPPADOCIA PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

• 3 nights at Dilek Kaya Hotel or similar
• Kayseri-Hatay via Istanbul flight on June 17
• Roundtrip escorted transfers
• Daily breakfast at hotel
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums
• Portage at hotels
• Service charges & local taxes

OPTIONAL 4: CAPPADOCIA POST TOUR - JUNE 24-27

• 3 nights at Dilek Kaya Hotel or similar
• Antalya-Kayseri flight on June 24
• Roundtrip escorted transfers
• Daily breakfast at hotel
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums
• Portage at hotels
• Service charges & local taxes

OPTIONAL 5: ANKARA-HATTUSHA-NEMROUD-GÖBEKLİTEPE PRE-TOUR - JUNE 11-17

• 3 nights at Radisson blu Hotel in Ankara
• 1 night at Adiyaman Ramada Hotel or similar
• 2 nights at Dedeman Hotel in Urfa or similar
• Ankara-Adiyaman flight on June 14
• Roundtrip escorted transfers
• Daily breakfast and dinners at hotels
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums
• Portage at hotels
• Service charges & local taxes

OPTIONAL 6: Pisidian Antioch, Derbe and Lystra, Catalhoyuk - POST TOUR - JUNE 24-26

• 2 Nights at Anemon Hotel in Konya
• Daily breakfast  at  hotel
• 2 Dinners (Konya)
• Transportation by private A/C van
• English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
• All Entry fees to the sites & museums

Excluding

MAIN TOUR

• International flight to arrive Hatay on June 17 and depart Antalya on June 24
• Extensions to ISTANBUL, SEVEN CHURCHES, CAPPADOCIA, & more
• Turkish Visa Fee to be obtained online before arrival www.evisa.gov.tr Participants are responsible in getting their own visa
• Lunches and drinks
• Tips to tour guides ($5 per person per day) and drivers ($2 per person per day)
• Travel and Health Insurance, any kind of Insurance, Covid tests and expenses

OPTIONAL 1: SEVEN CHURCHES PRE-TOUR - JUNE 12-17

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

OPTIONAL 2: ISTANBUL PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

OPTIONAL 3: CAPPADOCIA PRE-TOUR - JUNE 14-17

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
• Hot Air Baloon Ride ($350 per person)

OPTIONAL 4: CAPPADOCIA POST TOUR - JUNE 24-27

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
• Hot Air Baloon Ride ($350 per person)

OPTIONAL 5: ANKARA-HATTUSHA-NEMROUD-GÖBEKLİTEPE PRE-TOUR - JUNE 11-17

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

OPTIONAL 6: Pisidian Antioch, Derbe and Lystra, Catalhoyuk - POST TOUR - JUNE 24-26

• International flights
• Drinks and meals which are not listed above
• Tips to tour guides and drivers
• Turkish Visa Fee
• All personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Hotels
  • June 17, 2024 - June 20, 2024 Anemon Hotel Iskenderun, Hatay, Turkey
  • June 20, 2024 - June 21, 2024 Hilton Hotel in Adana, Adana, Turkey
  • June 21, 2024 - June 22, 2024 Ramada Plaza Otel, Antalya, Turkey

Lecturers
Dr. Mark Wayne Wilson
Asia Minor Research Center

Dr. Mark Wilson is the founder and director of the Asia Minor Research Center in Antalya, Turkey, a country in which he and his wife Dindy have lived since 2004. He received a D.Litt. et Phil. from the University of South Africa (Pretoria) where he serves as a Research Fellow in Biblical Archaeology. He is a Visiting Professor of Early Christianity at Regent University and also Professor Extraordinary Discipline Group Old & New Testament at Stellenbosch University. Mark regularly leads study trips for the Biblical Archaeology Society to Turkey, Cyprus, and Greece. He also blogs periodically for Bible History Daily. He is the author and editor of numerous books, articles, and reviews including Biblical Turkey: A Guide to the Jewish and Christian Sites of Asia Minor. His particular research interest is the ancient Jewish communities, Roman roads, and Biblical routes in Turkey. Mark has been married to Dindy for thirty-nine years; they have four adult children, four grandsons and four granddaughters.

Dr. Ben Witherington III
Jean R. Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies Ph.D., University of Durham, England
Asbury Theological Seminary

Bible scholar Ben Witherington is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. A graduate of UNC, Chapel Hill, he went on to receive the M.Div. degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from the University of Durham in England. He is now considered one of the top evangelical scholars in the world, and is an elected member of the prestigious SNTS, a society dedicated to New Testament studies. Witherington has also taught at Ashland Theological Seminary, Vanderbilt University, Duke Divinity School and Gordon-Conwell. A popular lecturer, Witherington has presented seminars for churches, colleges and biblical meetings not only in the United States but also in England, Estonia, Russia, Europe, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Australia. He has also led tours to Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel, Jordan, and Egypt.

Dr. Douglas Jacoby
Professor of Theology, Rocky Mountain School of Ministry & Theology

Douglas Jacoby is a Bible teacher who has served as a minister on church staff for 20 years, in London, Birmingham, Sydney, Stockholm, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, and Washington DC, Douglas. Since 2003 he has worked as a freelance teacher and consultant.

Douglas has engaged in a number of public debates (Islam, atheism, theology, Judaism). He also serves an adjunct professor of theology at Lincoln Christian University and professor of theology in the Rocky Mountain School of Theology and Ministry. With degrees from Drew, Harvard, and Duke, Douglas has written 35 books, recorded nearly 900 podcasts, and spoken in over 100 universities, and in over 500 cities, in 126 nations around the world. Douglas has led 25 tours to the biblical world. The Jacobys have three adult children. Douglas and his wife, Vicki, reside in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Dr. Dana M. Harris
Professor of New Testament
Trinity International University

Associate Professor; Editor, Trinity Journal at Trinity International University

Dr. Harris has been Associate Professor of New Testament since 2013; prior to that she was Assistant Professor from 2010-2013, and adjunct faculty from 2001-2010. Her current research interests include the Epistle to the Hebrews; the Book of Revelation; Greek grammar and syntax; linguistics; hermeneutics; biblical theology; Second Temple Literature (particularly apocalyptic literature); archaeology; and historical backgrounds of the New Testament. She is writing the volume on Hebrews in the Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testaments series (Broadman & Holman, 2017) and is currently working on several projects related to the Book of Revelation. She was also a contributor to the NIV Study Bible (Zondervan, 2015). She has been the editor and book review editor of the Trinity Journal since 2010.

She has taught extensively at retreats, conferences, and adult Sunday school classes, and also teaches Bible and theology classes in various overseas contexts. Prior to coming to Trinity, Dr. Harris was the managing editor of the Hoover Digest, a quarterly academic journal covering public policy, economics, and foreign affairs, published by the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. She coordinated a program, funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts, that brought young diplomats from former Soviet-satellite countries to Stanford for four-month study programs (1990-1995). As an undergraduate, she double-majored in International Relations and French Studies. Prior to coming to Trinity, she was also extensively involved in ministry.

Dr. Jeffrey A D Weima
Professor of New Testament
Calvin Theological Seminary

Dr. Jeffrey Weima is Professor of New Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary, where he has taught for 31 years. He is a sought-after speaker who is able to communicate well the truths of the Bible in an interesting, contemporary and practical manner. Jeff has published six books thus far: Neglected Endings: The Significance of the Pauline Letter Closings (Sheffield 1994); An Annotated Bibliography of 1 and 2 Thessalonians (Brill 1998); two commentaries on 1 & 2 Thessalonians--one brief (Zondervan 2002) and the other extensive (710 pages; Baker 2014); and Paul the Ancient Letter Writer: An Introduction to Epistolary Analysis (Baker 2016). His sixth book, The Sermons to the Seven Churches of Revelation: A Commentary & Guide (Baker 2021) won the "NT Commentary of the Year" award. Jeff is also the author of numerous scholarly articles, academic essays and book reviews. He is an active member of several academic societies, lectures in countries all over the world, leads biblical study tours to Greece, Turkey, Israel/Jordan, and Italy, conducts intensive preaching seminars for pastors, and preaches/speaks widely in churches in both the USA and Canada. Jeff and his wife, Bernice, have been married for 39 years. They have four children and nine very cute grandkids.

Dr. Sang-Won Aaron Son
Professor of Biblical Studies
Dallas Baptist University
Jason Borges
PhD-c

Jason Borges (PhD, Durham University) is the Assistant Director of the Asia Minor Research Center. As a historian of early Christianity, his research interests include ancient travel, honor-shame, and Byzantine monasticism. Jason has lived in Turkey since 2017.

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