Both the Old and New Testaments are full of mentions of cities, mountains, rivers, valleys and other places which are part of the “lands of the Bible.” A great way to enhance the teaching of the historical sections of Scripture is to spend at least some time helping students and church members know WHERE these places are on a Bible map and, if possible, provide through a PowerPoint®, or other visual presentation, images displaying what those places LOOK LIKE today.
For those photographic images, there is in my opinion no better resource than BiblePlaces.com. Quoting from the website:
“BiblePlaces.com was founded by Dr. Todd Bolen in 2001 to provide photographic resources for the study and teaching of the biblical world. Todd lived and taught at the Israel Bible Extension near Jerusalem for many years and he currently serves as Professor of Biblical Studies at the home campus of The Master’s University in California. He has graduate degrees from Jerusalem University College and The Master’s Seminary and a PhD from Dallas Theological Seminary.” Continue Reading