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Past Programs


January 25, 2020

Miracles in the Middle East

​It’s been two thousand years since Jesus walked in Israel. And when you look at the headlines coming out of that region, most of us wouldn’t put the words, “Miracle,” and “Middle East” in the same sentence. But Tom and JoAnn Doyle do. And they’ve got the stories to back it up! Our live audience gasped when they shared the stories you’ll hear this week on The Land and the Book. So join us for encouragement you won’t’ find anywhere else…on The Land and the Book.

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January 18, 2020

Dare to Love

​Very few Muslim countries would allow a Christian church.  But imagine a television ministry aimed directly at Muslims...reaching them inside their homes.  Imagine the stories of what God could do.  It’s happening right now!  We’ll hear some of those stories this week on The Land and the Book.  Plus...we’ll get to your Bible questions and more.  So don’t miss this week’s edition of The Land and the Book.

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January 11, 2020

Ron Rhodes: New Babylon Rising

​What will the world look like in the last days? One significant clue the Bible offers is a look at New Babylon. More than one-tenth of the book of Revelation is devoted to prophecies about this city—the center of the antichrist’s world government.  But should we interpret these prophecies symbolically or literally?  This week on The Land and the Book, Ron Rhodes offers a peek at things to come.  Join us!

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January 04, 2020

What Shall We Think About Israel?

​You hear about Israel in the news regularly but beyond the many opinions and preconceptions, do you really know what to make of the conflicts and controversies? What should we think about Israel?   We’ll tackle some hard-hitting questions on this week’s edition of The Land and the Book.  Current issues...objective facts...implications for Christians—and more.  All ahead this week on The Land and the Book.

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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.

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

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!