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Air Date October 25, 2014


A truism of life is that “timing is everything.” Over the years we’ve seen examples of the right person being at the right place, at the right time, with the right product or message. And the rest, as they say, is history! And no author illustrates this better than Joel Rosenberg! We’ll talk with Joel about how his books have captured the pulse of the Middle East in a way that almost foreshadows the headlines from tomorrow’s newspaper.

Then later in the program we’ll continue our drive down the Jordan Valley. Our destination is Adam…the town, not the person! We’ll visit the site and discover the role it played in the lives of the patriarchs and Joshua.


Joel Rosenberg

Joel Rosenberg
Joel Rosenberg is the New York Times best-selling author of eight novels and five nonfiction books, with over three million total copies in print. He’s also the founder of the Joshua Fund, a nonprofit charitable and educational organization that mobilizes Christians to provide humanitarian relief for victims of war and terrorism in Israel and the Muslim world.


Dr. Charlie Dyer and Jon Gauger

Charles Dyer

Dr. Charlie Dyer

Dr. Charlie Dyer is professor-at-large of Bible at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill. Dyer is an Old Testament scholar as well as an authority on Middle Eastern history and religion. As a licensed guide to Israel, he has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East over the last two decades. Dyer has authored and co-edited many books and articles on the Middle East and the Old Testament. His articles have been published in Bibliotheca Sacra and Michigan Theological Journal. Dr. Dyer’s books include The Rise of Babylon, What’s Next?, The New Christian Traveler’s Guide to the Holy Land and Strike the Dragon.

Jon Gauger

Jon Gauger  

Jon Gauger has been with Moody Radio nearly three decades and works with special projects. In addition to being the announcer for Dr. Paul Nyquist's weekly teaching program, Moody Presents, Jon is hosting and producing The Land and the Book. He writes and produces a weekly commentary, creates special documentaries, and has traveled to 30 countries covering stories for Moody Radio, or doing training work with international broadcasting partners. Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children—all of whom are Moody graduates. An avid photographer, videographer and reader, Jon also enjoys camping and freelance voice-over work, including audiobook projects.