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January 02, 2021

Persecution—What’s Ahead for the Middle East

​Persecution. It’s been the story of the Church from the beginning. And when it comes to Christianity, few places on the planet experience more persecution than the Middle East. Is there any backing down in the near future? Or will Christians continue to struggle? This week on The Land and the Book, we’ll look at the future of persecution in the Middle East. Our guest, Todd Nettleton of Voice of the Martyrs. The Land and the Book. Join us.

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Todd Nettleton
Todd Nettleton

Todd Nettleton

Todd Nettleton is the Chief of Media Relations and Message Integration for The Voice of the Martyrs—USA and the host of The Voice of the Martyrs Radio. Todd serves as a voice for persecuted Christians, working with the media to tell people in the United States about the faithfulness of Christ’s followers in 70+ nations where they face persecution for wearing His name. During 20+ years serving at VOM, Todd has travelled the world and conducted face-to-face interviews with hundreds of Christians who’ve endured persecution in more than 30 nations.

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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

The Land and the Book helps listeners understand a biblical perspective on the Middle East’s complex tapestry of people and events. Join Charlie Dyer and Jon Gauger as they explore biblical, archaeological and prophetic events.