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September 10, 2022

Hour 1: Why Study Theology?

Each week on Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik, we talk about the Bible, God, and the spiritual life. This Saturday, we welcome Moody Bible Institute professor Dr. David Finkbeiner to talk about why we study about God and how that affects our everyday lives. We'll also talk about the most used and confused theological terms. Join us with your questions about God this weekend on Open Line.


Hour 2: Learn More about God

‚ÄčAre you looking for an answer to a question about God and what is taught about Him in the Scriptures? This Saturday on Open Line, Dr. Michael Rydelnik and Dr. David Finkbeiner give you responses right from the Bible. Listen to Open Line this weekend.



David Finkbeiner
David Finkbeiner

David Finkbeiner

David B. Finkbeiner is Professor of Theology at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill., where he has taught since 1998. He served as Chair of the Theology Department for several years and he ministers in Chicago-area churches through preaching, teaching, and serving as an elder. David earned his Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He and his wife, Kathy, have three daughters, Katie, Emily, and Rebecca.


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.


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.