Craig Ostler

Craig James Ostler has been a religious educator for nearly twenty years with seminaries and institutes and the last twenty-plus years as a professor at Brigham Young University. He, his wife, Sandy, and family have lived in Jerusalem, while he served on the faculty of the BYU Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies in 1998 and again in 2008. As well as a scholar of the scriptures, he is also an author of many articles and books. He has taught BYU Continuing Education classes for adults and BYU Education Week. He has served as a bishop and a High Counselor. He and his wife have 7 children and eight grandchildren and counting.

He officially joined the BYU Religious Education Faculty in 1995 after completing a PhD. in Family Studies. Previously he taught for 15 years in the Church Education System. Dr. Ostler is currently the Teaching Fellow for Religious Education. He served a mission to Bogota, Colombia and soon afterward married Sandy Owen of Portland, Oregon. They are the parents of seven children and reside in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Craig Ostler's Current Tours:

2018 Belize Thanksgiving Humanitarian Family Tour from 1,750
2018 Belize Thanksgiving Humanitarian Family Tour

DestinationBelize City, Belize Orange Walk, Belize

Category:  Central America

Duration8 Nights

2018 Fall Conference LDS Church History Tour with Steven Kapp Perry from 1,955
2018 Fall Conference LDS Church History Tour with Steven Kapp Perry

DestinationPalmyra, NY; Niagara Falls, NY; Kirtland, OH; Independence, MO: Adam-ondi-Ahman Nauvoo, IL; Carthage, IL; St. Louis, MO;

Category:  LDS Church History Tours

Duration10 days 9 nights

2019 Alaska Cruise from 1,149
2019 Alaska Cruise

DestinationSeattle, WA Day at Sea - Alaska Ketchikan, AK; Tracy Arm Fjord, AK Skagway, AK Victoria, British Columbia

Category:  Cruises

Duration8 days 7 nights

2019 Alaska Cruise with Eric Dowdle from 1,149
2019 Alaska Cruise with Eric Dowdle

DestinationSeattle, WA Day at Sea - Alaska Ketchikan, AK; Tracy Arm Fjord, AK Skagway, AK Victoria, British Columbia

Category:  Dowdle

Duration8 days 7 nights

2019 American Heritage & LDS Church History Tour with Kay Godfrey from 2,599
2019 American Heritage & LDS Church History Tour with Kay Godfrey

DestinationWashington, D.C.; Philadelphia, PA; New York City, NY Boston, MA; Sharon, VT; Palmyra, NY; Niagara Falls, NY;

Category:  LDS Church History Tours

Duration15 days 14 nights

2019 Celebrate Israel with Steven Kapp Perry from 2,299
2019 Celebrate Israel with Steven Kapp Perry

DestinationCairo; Luxor; Tel Aviv; Caesarea; Mt. Tabor;

Category:  Holy Lands

Duration12 days 11 nights

2019 D Day & World War II with Author Jerry Borrowman from 2,299
2019 D Day & World War II with Author Jerry Borrowman

DestinationLondon, England; Portsmouth, England; Normandy Beaches; Paris, France; Bastogne, Belgium; Berlin, Germany;

Category:  Europe

Duration11 days 10 nights

2019 Highlights of China Tour with Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai from 1,659
2019 Highlights of China Tour with Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai

DestinationBeijing, China; Xi'an, China; Shanghai, China;

Category:  Asia & Africa

Duration10 days 9 nights

2019 Hill Cumorah Pageant & LDS Church History Tour with Patrick Degn from 1,249
2019 Hill Cumorah Pageant & LDS Church History Tour with Patrick Degn

DestinationPalmyra, NY; Harmony, PA; Niagara Falls, NY; Kirtland, OH;

Category:  LDS Church History Tours

Duration6 days 5 nights

2019 Holy Land Tour with Ron Bartholomew from 2,490
2019 Holy Land Tour with Ron Bartholomew

DestinationCairo; Luxor; Tel Aviv; Caesarea; Capernaum;

Category:  Holy Lands

Duration12 days 11 nights