CRUISE with Dr. Gaffin teaching 'The Apostle Paul: His Life and Ministry'

July 27, 2009

Dr. Gaffin_Apostle Paul cruise_lecture series

Rev. Dr. Richard B. Gaffin Jr., Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology, Emeritus, invites members and friends of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church to join the fellowship of a relaxing cruise with fellow believers while growing in their knowledge of the teachings of the inspired Apostle Paul. This trip will combine the enjoyment of God's created world while being instructed in His eternal Word. If you would like a vacation that allows you to relax, learn and grow among friends in Christ, join Dr. Gaffin and his friend, Rev. Dr. George W. Knight III, Westminster BDiv 1957, on this restful cruise.

Panama Canal Cruise, Feb. 11-21, 2010   


Dr. George Knight is a semi-retired minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church who continues to serve both as Chairman of the denomination's Committee on Ecumenicity, and also as Chairman of the Board of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and adjunct Professor of New Testament.  Dr. Knight and his wife worship at Redeemer Presbyterian Church (OPC) in Charlotte, NC, where he is the called Teacher for the church.  He and his wife, Virginia, have five married children, ten grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

Rev. Dr. Richard B. Gaffin Jr., Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology, Emeritus at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.  He is the author of Resurrection and Redemption; Perspectives on Pentecost; Calvin and the Sabbath; and By Faith, Not by Sight: Paul and the Order of Salvation



Caribbean Cruise Fort Lauderdale


Ft. Lauderdale, FL

There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or venture to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.  






Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Holland America Line's pristine private island offers everything you need for a day of play in paradise: a two-mile crescent of perfect beach; an interior lagoon; private beachside cabanas with butler service, showers and misters; and all manner of watersports and activities, including a children's aqua park and a buoyed personal watercraft course.

  Caribbean Cruise Half Moon Cay, Bahamas  






Oranjestad, Aruba

Colorful floating markets, wondrous coral reefs and landscapes dotted with curiously bent divi-divi trees await on this, the "A" of the Netherlands Antilles' famous ABC islands. (Bonaire and Curacao round out the trio.) Sample shore excursions: Natural Wonders of Aruba;Spanish Lagoon Kayak Adventure' Jolly Pirates Sail, Snorkel, Swim & Swing.



Willemstad, Curacao

Amsterdam-like canals, gabled Dutch colonial buildings, an exotic floating market. This bustling duty-free port has it all. Plus the world-famous Curaçao Liqueur Distillery and an intriguing coral reef teeming with parrotfish and queen angelfish.

    Caribbean Cruise Curacao



Caribbean Cruise Gatun Lake, Panama Canal


Gatun Lake, Panama

Gatun Lake is key to supplying the water necessary to operate the locks system. Formed by an earthen dam across the Chagres River to keep the water 85 feet above sea level, the water runs downhill to fill the locks. No pumps, no power other than the force of gravity! Fact: It will take about 52 million gallons of water to float your Holland America ship through the locks.






Cristobal, Panama

Here, at the Atlantic entrance to the Canal, ships of every size and flag begin their miraculous journey between two oceans. In nearby Portobelo walk admidst the ancient cannons and ramparts that once protected the Spanish gold.

Tour Spanish fortresses and pirate markets. Visit a rainforest jungle teeming with exotic wildlife. Learn about the interesting culture of Embera Indians, or explore the engineering behind the massive locks.

  Caribbean Cruise Cristobal  


Caribbean Cruise Puerto Limon, Costa Rica


Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

From Costa Rica's Caribbean coast go in search of iridescent blue morpho butterflies, sloths, turtle nesting grounds and wise old shamans. Explore the capital city of San Jose, where museums beckon and markets burst with luscious local tastes - mangoes, bananas, pineapples, papayas.


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