August 4th—a blast in Beirut killed more than 178 people, left more than 6,500 injured, and 300,000 homeless. Critical health infrastructure and medical supplies were damaged. What long term effect might this explosion have on Lebanon, where more than 1 million people live below the poverty line, and 1.5 million are refugees? Let's talk about it...this week on The Land and the Book.
Lina AbuJamra, a pediatric emergency room doctor by profession, is passionate about empowering people with biblical truth. A popular Bible teacher, blogger, and conference speaker, she speaks four languages and is the author of three books. She also reaches English and Arabic listeners through weekly podcasts. Born in Lebanon, Lina is single and calls Chicago home. Lina is also the host of Today’s Single Christian on Moody Radio and founder of Living with Power Ministries.
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 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!