Israel Study Tour with Covenant Life Church
Join our Tour, March 13-23, 2023
Marshall Holtvluwer, Guide
Marshall Holtvluwer has been in ministry for over 20 years and currently serves as Co-Pastor at Covenant Life Church in Grand Haven, Michigan. He received his bachelor’s degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI and his Masters of Divinity also in Grand Rapids, MI from Calvin Seminary. Marshall has been blessed to travel to the Holy Land as well as Turkey with the Rev. Ray Vander Laan. He has also been privileged to study at the Jerusalem University Center where he learned more about the geography of the land that Jesus walked upon. Marshall has a new found passion for helping God’s people to see how the land plays a role in understanding the biblical message.
Bob DeVries, Guide
Bob served as Co-Pastor of Covenant Life Church for 15 years. Bob received his Bachelor's degree from Calvin College in History and Bible, and began his career as a middle school Bible teacher. Bob received his Master's degree from Western Michigan University in Educational Leadership and was the principal for two Christian Schools in West Michigan. After leaving education for a successful career in business, God moved Bob to prepare for ministry. In 2007, Covenant Life called Bob to be their second pastor. Over the last 12 years, Bob and his wife, Barb, have led two groups to Israel and one group to Greece on a Paul's Missionary Journey Tour. They have a passion for teaching God's Word and leading His people in worship. Bob and Barb have four children, two of whom are married and five amazing grandchildren.