Stories from the Galilee

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Meeting Jesus at a Funeral

Written by: Hani Billan Posted on: June 9, 2018

From Hani Billan:Last week my uncle passed away. I’ve dealt with death in the family quite a bit in the last few years. Tradition requires certain things from relatives in our culture in such cases. And the closer the person is to the deceased mor...

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Leaving the Shepherd's Tent

Written by: Majd Shufani Posted on: March 28, 2018

When Abraham saw the three men standing nearby he sprung out of his tent and pressed them them to come in. He wanted to honor them, serve them and make them comfortable. If you’ve ever visited with an Arab family anywhere you’ll find they’re nothi...

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Come, Renew Your Vows!

Written by: Majd Shufani Posted on: January 30, 2018

Cana of Galilee is famous for Jesus’ first miracle. It is conveniently places on the way from Nazareth to Tiberias where many tourist stay overnight. On their way to the hotel they park the bus in a service road designed for that purpose, then the...

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The Ones With A Death Wish

Written by: CHLF Team Posted on: October 17, 2017

We all have our little brush with death each in his own way. Granted, for most of us, that must have been driving some place and, of course, we are never at fault. For a few of us it might be something that happened during working a dangerous job ...

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