An Adventure of a Lifetime!

JUNE 8-18, 2017 

Join Dallas Theological Seminary, Denton Bible Church, and Faith Bible Church of Edmond on a life-transforming journey aboard The Star Clipper following the routes of Paul's Missionary Journeys! Immerse yourself in the sights and culture of both Greece and Turkey, as we sail the Aegean Sea on this amazing clipper ship chartered just for this unique journey.

Tour Highlights:

  • Explore the cities to which Paul wrote the books of Ephesians, Philippians, and 1 & 2 Corinthians
  • Sail across the Aegean Sea aboard a four-mast clipper ship
  • Enjoy uplifting worship and inspiring teaching with an intimate group of believers
  • Experience exotic Istanbul, the capital of the Ottoman Empire
  • Discover ancient Athens, the birth place of democracy
  • Tour the Island of Patmos, where John wrote the book of Revelation

Find out more about our itinerary, cost, inclusions, and frequently asked questions.

Tour leader

Tour Leader bio pending.

Dr. Mark Bailey


Dr. Mark Bailey is in his fifteenth year as president of Dallas Theological Seminary. He has served in a number of key positions since joining the staff of the Seminary in 1985. Following his student days, he became professor of Bible Exposition, vice president for Academic Affairs, academic dean, and provost before he accepted his role as the Seminary’s fifth president. Dr. Bailey earned his bachelor’s degree from Southwestern College in Phoenix, two master’s degrees from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary in Portland, and his doctorate from Dallas Theological Seminary. He has authored To Follow Him: The Seven Marks of a Disciple and The Coming Egyptian Revival and Middle East Peace. He also co-authored The New Testament Explorer. While teaching and holding administrative roles at Dallas Theological Seminary, he served as the senior pastor at Faith Bible Church in DeSoto, Texas, from 1994 to 2000. Dr. Bailey has guided tours to Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Rome, and has served in missions in Argentina, Venezuela, Hungary, and China.

Mark and his wife Barby have been married for over forty years and have two sons: Joshua, who is married to Emily, and Jeremy, who is married to Callie. They also have five grandchildren: Fiona, Gavin, Rowan, Oliver, and Finn.

Tour Leader photo pending.

Tour Leader

Tour Leader bio pending.