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April 13, 2019

Trends to Watch for in the Middle East

​He’s a former advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He’s also the New York Times bestselling author of 13 novels and five nonfiction books. Joel Rosenberg is our guest this week on The Land and the Book. He’ll take us on a tour of Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Israel, Iran and Turkey—looking at “Trends to Watch for in the Middle East.” So join us for The Land and the Book.

 

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Joel Rosenberg
Joel Rosenberg

Joel Rosenberg

Joel C. Rosenberg is the New York Times bestselling author of 10 novels and five nonfiction books. The Ezekiel Option received the Christian Book Award as the "Best Novel of 2006" from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Joel is the producer of two documentary films based on his nonfiction books. He is also the founder of The Joshua Fund, a nonprofit educational and charitable organization to mobilize Christians to & to bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus with food, clothing, medical supplies, and other humanitarian relief. The son of a Jewish father and a Gentile mother, Joel is an evangelical Christian with a passion to make disciples of all nations and teach Bible prophecy. He is married and lives with his family in Israel.

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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.
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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!