Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be part of an archaeological dig in Israel—maybe just for a day? What would it feel like to run a trowel or shovel through ancient ground? How might that experience shape your understanding of Scripture? Grab your water bottle and boots. Because this week on The Land and the Book, you’ll take part in “A Dig for a Day.” Plus, we’ll share some fresh ideas on how you can reach out to your Jewish friend…on The Land and the Book.
Bill Crowder is the vice president of teaching content for Our Daily Bread Ministries and spends much of his time in Bible-conference ministry around the world. He is also a co-host for Discover the Word radio broadcast and a contributing writer for the Our Daily Bread devotional.
Dr. Charlie Dyer served as provost and professor of Bible at Moody Bible Institute before becoming host of The Land and the Book radio program. Dr. Dyer is an Old Testament scholar as well as an authority on Middle Eastern history and religion. For the past 35 years he has traveled extensively throughout Israel and the Middle East. Dr. Dyer has authored and co-edited many books on the Middle East and the Old Testament, including The Christian Traveler’s Guide to the Holy Land, 30 Days in the Land with Jesus, and 30 Days in the Land of Psalms. In addition to hosting The Land and the Book, Dr. Dyer continues to serve as associate pastor of Grace Bible Church in Sun City, Arizona.
Jon Gauger has worked at Moody Radio for more than three decades. In addition to hosting Today in the Word Radio and Moody Presents with Dr. Mark Jobe, Jon produces and hosts The Land and the Book. He writes and produces a weekly commentary, creates special documentaries, and has traveled to more than 35 countries covering stories for Moody Radio and training international broadcasting partners. Jon is the author of If I Could Do It All Over Again and Kids Say the Wisest Things. Jon, his wife, Diana, and their two grown children are all Moody graduates.
Does the Middle East seem like a confusing, complex tapestry of people and events? For a unique 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. Enjoy great guests, intriguing listener questions, and more!