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September 07, 2019

The Chosen

​It’s the first-ever multi-season TV show about the life of Jesus. Created outside of the Hollywood system, The Chosen allows us to See Christ through the eyes of those who knew Him. It’s an entirely different approach to telling the story of Jesus.  This week on The Land and the Book, we’ll meet the series director, Dallas Jenkins.  Plus, we’ll give you a link to watch the first episode. Hope to connect with you this week on The Land and the Book.

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Dallas Jenkins
Dallas Jenkins

Dallas Jenkins

Dallas Jenkins produced the independent feature Hometown Legend at the age of 25. His next short film, Midnight Clear, starred Stephen Baldwin. He is the co-executive producer of Though None Go with Me, a Hallmark Channel feature—and the creative force behind The Chosen TV series.

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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!