Tag Archives: Join a Dig

Beginning an Excavation: Day One at the Dig (Short Video)

We began the 2016 dig at Tel Lachish this afternoon. This biblical city was a prominent Canaanite center and later became one of the most important cities of the Kingdom of Judah. How does a dig begin? The archaeologists conduct … Continue reading

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Short Video on digging at a Biblical Site

What is like for someone interested in Biblical Studies to dig at a biblical site? Check out this short video featuring volunteers from the dig at Lachish. (I am one of those interviewed and am listed as a “Pastor” in … Continue reading

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My Interview by Randy McCracken 

Randy McCracken recently interviewed me. What is it like to be on a dig? What are the most difficult and rewarding parts of that experience? What is the most exciting thing I’ve ever discovered? Read about these things and more, … Continue reading

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You Can Join a Dig in 2011

A few people have asked me, “How did you become involved with an archaeological dig in Israel?” My answer: “Quite unexpectedly.” I taught a church class on “Archaeology and the Bible” during the summer of 2008 and used this blog … Continue reading

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