Practically everybody’s heard the story of Jonah and the whale—or giant fish. But many view it as a simplistic moral tale or a child's fable. Yet if you look a bit further, there’s a lot more to explore. Coming up this week on The Land and the Book…Jonah: Beyond the Tale of a Whale. Plus, you'll hear all the latest news stories from the Middle East. Hope you'll join us for…The Land and the Book.
No other figure has impacted history like Jesus. Yet today, He’s often seen as a mythical character whose legend increased over time. So, what does the historical and archaeological evidence say about Jesus? This week on The Land and the Book, you’ll meet an archaeologist who has investigated discoveries connected to Jesus’ birth, ministry, crucifixion, and resurrection.
You can’t spend much time in the Bible without coming across different names for God. Lots of names. Some of those names seem obvious. But some of them are rather confusing—at least to modern minds. Here’s our promise. If you join us this week for The Land and the Book, you’ll finally understand what some of them mean. Plus, you’ll find yourself more in love with the Lord!
We live in a culture that has viciously attacked the notion that faith and science can co-exist. But meet Dr. James Tour. He’s a leading nanotechnologist with more than 130 patents. He’s also a messianic Jew. You’ve got to hear his story. And you will—when you join us this week for The Land and the Book. You’ll walk away amazed—and encouraged. That’s The Land and the Book.
For more than three decades, Jon Gauger has served with Moody Radio as a writer, producer, and host. He is rarely seen without a camera, shooting photos and video for Moody Radio and others. In addition to The Land and the Book, Jon is heard on Moody Presents, Today in the Word, the Praise and Worship Channel, and Majesty Radio. He has traveled to 38 countries as a journalist, speaker, or trainer. An award-winning narrator, Jon has voiced 75 audiobooks and has written If I Could Do It All Over Again and Kids Say the Wisest Things. Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children and six truly extraordinary grandchildren. The Gaugers love reading, camping (trailers, not tents), and great Mexican food.