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 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.
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.
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, Jon Gauger and Dr. Jim Coakley 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!