Pastor Dave McDowell

Many alumni of BICS have been blessed by the ministry of Pastor Dave McDowell who taught the Romans course here at BICS for more than a decade. He also traveled with us at least twice on the Bible Lands Seminar. Dave is in the process of battling pancreatic cancer. Read about his struggle and faith

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Itinerary

Please check out our sample itinerary.  This is an example of the pace and the experiences one might have while traveling to Israel with BICS. 2019 Itinerary

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Tour Resource Book

Our Tour Resource Book is a compilation of many articles and archives that, we believe, will be helpful to students and outside travelers as the embark on an adventure in Israel. (This resource is intended as an educational resource and is not intended for resale.)

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Videos

Please check out these great videos of our travels in Israel, by our good friend and two-time BLS traveler, Joe Hession. Galilee and Beyond Wilderness and Between The Holy City Hump Day

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Congrats Sadie and Tyler!

Congratulations to Sadie Sylvester (’16) and Tyler Swicker (’14) on their marriage on Saturday February 24, 2018 in Hancock, MA.  Tyler and Sadie attend Hope Church in Lenox, MA.  May God bless your marriage!

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Congratulations Mike and Erica

Congratulations to Mike (’01) and Erica Weigelt Alix (’07) on the birth of their third son, Asher Monroe (8lbs 11oz; 20.25 inches long) born February 27, 2018 at 8:51pm. Mike is the pastor of the Blessed Hope AC Church in Waterville, ME.

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