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November 30, 2019

Hour 1: The Pursuit of Excellence

​How do you pursue excellence? What are the marks of someone giving God their all? On our next Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik, Dr. George Sweeting, chancellor emeritus of Moody Bible Institute, shares how important pursuing excellence is. Don't miss this special conversation.

The Pursuit of Excellence

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Hour 2: A Study on Giving Thanks

​Producer Trish McMillan and MBI professor Eva Rydelnik join Dr. Michael Rydelnik for a Bible study on thankfulness. What do the Scriptures say about giving thanks? Don't miss this special Thanksgiving weekend edition of Open Line as we study Luke 17.

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IN THIS EPISODE

George Sweeting
George Sweeting

George Sweeting

Dr. George Sweeting was the sixth president (1971–1987) and chancellor of Moody Bible Institute. He received a diploma from Moody Bible Institute (1945), his B.A. from Gordon College and his Doctor of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Dr. Sweeting has served as a pastor in several churches, including Grace Church, Madison Avenue Baptist Church and The Moody Church and also spent nine years traveling the world as an evangelist. Dr. Sweeting has written numerous books, including The Joys of Successful Aging, Too Soon to Quit, Lessons from the Life of Moody and Don't Doubt in the Dark. He formerly hosted the Moody Radio program Climbing Higher and is a former columnist for Moody Magazine. Dr. Sweeting and his wife, Hilde, reside in the Chicagoland area.

Eva Rydelnik
Eva Rydelnik

Eva Rydelnik

Eva Rydelnik teaches courses in Literature, Jewish Culture and Education at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. She also serves with Chosen People Ministries bringing the Good News of Messiah to the Jewish people. She loves books, Humphrey Bogart films, dogs, hiking (especially in the Adirondacks) and taking people to Israel. She and her husband, Michael, live in Chicago and have two adult sons.

Tricia McMillan
Tricia McMillan

Tricia McMillan

Tricia McMillan is the senior producer of Chris Fabry Live and Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik. She has worked at Moody Radio since 2000 on a variety of programs. She is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and has a Master of Ministry from Moody Theological Seminary. Tricia is married to Nate, has three children and lives in the Chicago suburbs.

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Dr. Michael Rydelnik

Dr. Michael Rydelnik is professor of Jewish Studies and Bible at Moody Bible Institute and the Host/Bible teacher on Moody Radio’s Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik. The son of Holocaust survivors, Michael was raised in an observant Jewish home in Brooklyn, New York. He became a follower of Jesus the Messiah as a high school student and began teaching the Bible almost immediately. He is the author of several books and is the co-editor of and contributor to The Moody Bible Commentary. Michael and his wife, Eva, live in Chicago and have two adult sons.

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Tricia McMillan

Tricia McMillan is the senior producer of Chris Fabry Live and Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik. She has worked at Moody Radio since 2000 on a variety of programs. She is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and has a Master of Ministry from Moody Theological Seminary. Tricia is married to Nate, has three children and lives in the Chicago suburbs.

Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik

At times, all believers have questions about the Bible, God or the spiritual life. Where can we turn when we need guidance from God's Word? Moody Radio encourages you to bring your Bible and spiritual life questions to Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik every week. In this two-hour, live Bible Q&A program, your questions are always the focus. Dr. Rydelnik will provide practical answers straight from Scripture drawing from his wealth of knowledge and experience as both a pastor and professor.