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Air Date April 19, 2014


Easter. It’s one of the two Sundays of the year when even nominal Christians show up in church. But what’s the real significance of Easter? What is it that makes this Sunday so important? To help us answer those questions, we’re inviting Dr. Paul Nyquist, President of Moody Bible Institute, to join us in the studio as we discuss the importance of Easter.

Then in our devotional time we’ll look at the apostle Paul’s “good news” in 1 Corinthians 15.


Paul Nyquist

Paul Nyquist
Dr. Paul Nyquist, president of Moody Bible Institute, is the featured speaker on Moody Presents. Prior to coming to Moody in June 2009 he served as the president and CEO of Avant Ministries. Nyquist and his wife, Cheryl, have four grown children.


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.

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