The Mount of Beatitudes. Most of us can picture it in our minds. There, overlooking the Sea of Galilee, Jesus taught some radical ideas. Skye Jethani asks, “What if Jesus was serious?” How would our lives be different if we took the Sermon on the Mount at face value? Don’t miss this stimulating conversation on the next edition of The Land and the Book. What if Jesus was serious?
Skye Jethani is an author, speaker, consultant and ordained pastor. He also serves as the cohost of The Phil Vischer Podcast. Jethani formerly occupied numerous roles at Christianity Today, including the senior editor and the director of mission advancement. He served for six years in pastoral ministry at Blanchard Alliance Church. He has consulted for the Lausanne Movement, the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and theInterfaith Youth Core. Jethani has written several books, including Immeasurable, What's Wrong with Religion, and WITH. He and his wife, Amanda, live in Wheaton, Illinois with their three children.
For more than three decades, Jon Gauger has served with Moody Radio as a writer, producer, and host. He is rarely seen without a camera, shooting photos and video for Moody Radio and others. In addition to The Land and the Book, Jon is heard on Moody Presents, Today in the Word, the Praise and Worship Channel, and Majesty Radio. He has traveled to 38 countries as a journalist, speaker, or trainer. An award-winning narrator, Jon has voiced 75 audiobooks and has written If I Could Do It All Over Again and Kids Say the Wisest Things. Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children and six truly extraordinary grandchildren. The Gaugers love reading, camping (trailers, not tents), and great Mexican food.