How does a girl born into a militantly Muslim nation like Iran—find Christ as Savior? How is she then perceived by her family—her culture? And how do you get discipled in a land where owning or distributing Bibles is illegal? Join us for a truly epic story this week on The Land and the Book. Plus, host Charlie Dyer answers your Bible questions—and shares a devotional. All on The Land and the Book.
Marziyeh Amirizadeh is an Iranian American author, public speaker, and activist for religious freedom. For more than a decade, she has traveled through the country—and around the world—to bring awareness about the ongoing human rights violations and persecution of women and religious minorities in Iran.
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!