Discover, in original context, how the culture and language of the biblical story are interwoven in ancient society and daily life.
Find out what was said and done, and what was meant by it, in the biblical and historical context.
See geographic landscapes come to life, allowing the land to have its own narrative in Scripture and the biblical story, and is as much a character itself as any person in the text.
Explore the common beliefs of the biblical time period, and how the spiritual climate impacts our understanding of the story.
Amy grew up in Lynden, Washington. She attended Calvin College and earned a B.A. in Biblical Studies and Theology. In 1997, she moved to Jerusalem, Israel, to pursue her M.A. at Jerusalem University College. She studied New Testament Backgrounds and Jewish History of the Second Temple Period. In 2002, she moved to Belgium where she lectured at Continental Theological Seminary. Amy co-founded the Center for Holy Lands Studies in 2011 and became the director of CHLS in 2016. As an author and public speaker, she presents at events around the world and teaches on several trips to the lands of the Bible each year. Amy is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. She is married to Dr. Mark Flattery, President of Network211. Together they also serve as Assemblies of God World Missionaries. Most importantly, they have six amazing kids.
Programs and Project Manager
Trina was born in Fridley, Minnesota, but lived in Arizona and California during her early years. She is an alumnus of Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, CA and brings over 12 years of event planning and management experience to our team. Traveling and experiencing other countries and cultures is a deep passion of Trina's. Prior to joining our team, she was privileged to be in the Holy Lands twice, which sparked a love for the land and a passion for providing people with the opportunity to experience the places of the Bible for themselves.
Jeremy Stein, MA
Educational Content Development and Teaching Strategist
Jeremy Stein was born in Dansville, New York, in 1991 and raised on Long Island, New York. In 2013, he completed his BA in Biblical Theology as well as in Pastoral Ministries at Northpoint Bible College (formerly known as Zion Bible College). In 2016, Jeremy married his wife, Miriam. In 2019 he earned an MA in Ancient Judaism and the Origins of Christianity from Nyack College in New York, NY. Jeremy is the former Associate Pastor of Neighborhood Assembly of God in Bellmore, New York. He is an Ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and has been actively traveling to the Holy Lands for the past 6 years. Jeremy and his wife, Miriam, currently live in Springfield, MO.
Linda was born into a Pastor’s home in Springfield MO. She grew up in Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. Linda met and married her husband Jamie in Lubbock TX. Linda and Jamie have two grown children and 20 years of experience in Pastoral ministry. They have pastored in Missouri, Iowa and Kansas. Linda was taught from a young age the great importance Israel and the Holy Lands have to the world and the Church. She has a deep love for the local church and a passion to see people learn the Word of God and watch it come alive as they apply it to their daily lives.