Author Archive | Dave Parks

6b Shemer’s hill – Jezebel + Merom

Samaria City, Israel, 871 BC 1 Kings 16:24-28 Make Obadiah’s position clear up front. “Tell me, my prince, does Jezebel really have fourteen hairdressers?” Obadiah pointed a cucumber spear at Ahab. He sat at a small table in the center of the veranda of the King Jeroboam Inn. On the other side of the table […]

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Anat shows what to pack

For your visit to the mountains and valleys Elijah hiked, please check out my friend Anat Harrel’s fun notes about what to pack. And for a tour I recommend either Anat or Blossoming Rose. Anat has helped my research for the Elijah stories with facts and figures about Holy Land geography. I lived at Biblical Tamar Park […]

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2 Right behind us

Obadiah reined in his horse and tapped Prince Ahab on the arm. “Where’s our squad? The king will have my head if I let you escape the fort without guards.” He tipped his head toward Prince Ahab beside him. “What happened to our guards? The king will have my head if he thinks I let […]

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1 Caravan

Elijah grabbed one end of the wineskin, bent his knees, and lifted. A child’s shrill cry shot across the trail. The wineskin slipped from Elijah fingers and burst at the feet of his brother Nathan.

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