(Amman, Jordan) — On Friday, I had the great joy and honor to visiting The Baptism Site of Jesus.
It is located on the east bank of the Jordan River, a 45 minute drive from the capital of Amman. I spent about four hours touring the national park, guided by Rustom Mkhjian, an absolutely delightful, engaging and deeply knowledgeable Jordanian government official who oversees the site, and I was fascinated by what I saw and learned.
Most Christians — myself included — have long assumed that Jesus was baptized on the western bank of…
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