Going on Faith

Winter 2017

The Magazine for faith-based travel planners.

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going on faith [ winter 2017 ] T he footsteps of Paul — and the spread of the Gospel — lead through Corinth, a Greek coastal city that is an ideal destina- tion for faith-based groups and other travelers who enjoy Greek history, food and culture. When the apostle Paul arrived in Corinth on his sec- ond missionary journey, he found a bustling center of trade, perfect for spreading the Gospel to others living around the world. Acts 18 says that Paul lived and worked in Corinth for 18 months as a tent-maker along- side Aquila and Priscilla while preaching and establish- ing a congregation of believers, before the three of them continued on to Ephesus. Located on the Peloponnesian Peninsula, the mod- All photos courtesy Visit Greece Travelers often enjoy the freshly caught sea- food and local produce that make up the vibrant cuisine of Greece's coastal cities. BY A S H L E Y R I C K S STAMPS P A S S P O R T I N T E R N A T I O N A L S P O T L I G H T CORINTH GREECE ern coastal city of Corinth was built after an earthquake destroyed the original city in 1858. The city is close to the Greek capital of Athens and at the entrance to the southern region of Greece. For this reason, groups visit- ing Corinth can have the comfort of staying in one des- tination and still experience the different regions of the country. The bridges that span the canal provide stun- ning views of the surrounding area and the many ships that cross through the isthmus. Visitors who venture outside the city will see many vineyards growing grapes and olives, as well as citrus orchards. The regional cuisine is bright and flavorful, featuring local produce and the honey and fresh herbs that are also common to the area. Acts 18, I and II Corinthians W H E R E I N T H E B I B L E ?

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