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January 19, 2019

Mark Jobe—Favorite Places in Israel

​He grew up in Spain as a missionary kid. At the age of 21, he started a congregation that would come to be known as New Life Community Church in Chicago.  Mark Jobe—he’s the new president of Moody Bible Institute. And this week, he invites you to join him for a hike on The Land and the Book, showing us his very favorite places in Israel. Grab your canteen and join us for The Land and the Book.



Mark Jobe
Mark Jobe

Mark Jobe

Mark Jobe is an author, radio host, pastor, and social entrepreneur in the city of Chicago. He is lead pastor of New Life Community Church, which has grown from a handful to several thousand people currently meeting at over 20 locations throughout Chicagoland. Mark is also the founder of New Life Centers, an organization focused on helping and mentoring at risk youth in the city and New Life Cities dedicated to planting churches in urban centers around the world. He holds a masters degree from Moody Theological Seminary and a doctorate from Bakke Graduate University.

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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 has been with Moody Radio nearly three decades and works with special projects. In addition to being the announcer for Moody Presents which features sermons by the Presidents of Moody, 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.

The Land and the Book

Does the Middle East seem like a complex tapestry of people and events—difficult to understand? For a uniquely biblical perspective, join Dr. Charlie Dyer and Jon Gauger for The Land and the Book. Every week this gifted team brings you terrific stories of God at work as they explore biblical, archaeological and prophetic events. Great guests, intriguing listener questions and more!