Ferrell Jenkins has been conducting tours to the Bible Lands since 1967. He has visited most areas of the Middle East associated with the Bible. This includes Israel and the West Bank, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Greece, several Greek islands, Italy, and Cyprus.
For 25 years Ferrell taught in the Biblical Studies department at Florida College, Temple Terrace, FL. The last 10 years prior to his 2001 retirement he served as chair of the department.