Inside The Epicenter With Joel Rosenberg
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Inside The Epicenter With Joel Rosenberg

Joel C. Rosenberg and Dr. Carl Moeller
Joel C. Rosenberg is a New York Times Bestselling Author & Middle East expert. He has spent 20 years bringing a uniquely Biblical view on the Epicenter; this podcast will share insights from his private meetings with presidents, prime ministers, kings, and clerics. Joel and co-host Carl Moeller (Executive Director of The Joshua Fund) will discuss current events worthy of prayer or praise to the Lord and how they relate to end times prophecy.
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Overcoming Fear & Anxiety in Times of Crisis #154
January 16, 2024 - 15 min
Welcome to another Inside The Epicenter episode with host Joel Rosenberg and Carl Moeller. A podcast dedicated to navigating today's most pressing challenges with faith and wisdom. In this episode, Joel offers a word of encouragement on thriving amid harsh economic realities. He addresses the global economic crisis, its impact on individuals and families, and the uncertainty and anxiety it has brought. Joel reminds listeners of the everlasting love and plan God has for them, urging them to seek His wisdom and find rest in Him. With a focus on faith, hope, and seeking God's kingdom, Joel provides an empowering perspective on navigating the current crises. Join us as we explore Joel's insightful and uplifting message on finding strength and direction in the face of economic challenges.   (00:05) Global economic crisis leads to widespread poverty.(03:52) Global institutions are inadequate, leaders seek economic solutions.(08:07) El Givor, all-knowing and sovereign god. Wisdom and power are his.(11:31) Urgency to fulfill the great commission and readiness.(14:48) Thriving in a harsh economy, feedback is welcome.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5 Related Episodes:The Role of Local Believers in Israel #152How Evangelical NGOs Are Caring For Israelis Devastated By War & Terror #148Challenges for Christian Organizations in the Holy Land #129Why This German is Dedicated To Serving The Jewish People #119   Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
The Role of Local Believers in Israel #152
January 9, 2024 - 28 min
Welcome to Inside The Epicenter with hosts Joel Rosenberg and Carl Moeller. In this episode, we look at the intriguing dynamics of ministry in Israel through the perspective of local believers. Host Carl Moeller is joined by special guests Jeremy Grafman and Victor Kalisher as they share their insights into the challenges and opportunities encountered by the body of believers in Israel. From the growth of the local church to the impact of ministries and the urgent needs for the future, this insightful discussion sheds light on the exciting developments and the strategic initiatives being undertaken. Join us as we explore the unique ministry landscape in Israel and gain a deeper understanding of the work being done to spread the love of Jesus in the region. (00:05) Exciting growth in faith and Bible production. (06:50) Challenges for immigrants in joining local churches. (08:54) Joshua Fund emphasizes the importance of young believers. (12:34) Grateful for support in ministry, need prayers. (15:57) Need long-term ministry support for complex projects. (24:24) Embrace openness but act wisely. (25:56) The need for young people in ministry   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5   Related Episodes: Trusting God in Times of Crisis #151 How Evangelical NGOs Are Caring For Israelis Devastated By War & Terror #148 2023: Biblical Prophecy & The War in Israel #147 Joel Prays for Israel at the Knesset #144 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Trusting God in Times of Crisis #151
January 4, 2024 - 15 min
Welcome to another Inside The Epicenter episode with host Joel Rosenberg and Carl Moeller. In this episode, Dr. T.E. Koshy discusses the challenges facing Israel and the US, emphasizing the power of prayer and trust in God in times of crisis. Dr. Koshy dives into the importance of praying for peace, righteousness, and the glory of God in nations across the world. He highlights the biblical principles of prayer and shares insightful verses to guide listeners in effective prayer. Join us as we explore the significance of prayer in times of crisis and the hope found in trusting God's promises. (00:05) Trusting God and prayer in challenging times. (05:29) Trust and pray for righteousness with power. (08:51) Desire for salvation and righteousness across nations. (11:46) Living in the kingdom of the Lord. (13:37) Call for righteousness, love, and salvation.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5     Related Episodes: Family Sees Miracles after Tragic Bombing #145 Joel Prays for Israel at the Knesset #144 The Power of Prayer and Fasting & The Jewish People #137 Joel's Terrifying Experience and the Power of God's Protection #132 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Hope for 2024 while looking back on 2023 #150
January 2, 2024 - 29 min
Welcome to another Inside The Epicenter episode with hosts Joel Rosenberg and Carl Moeller.  In this episode, our host, Joel Rosenberg, looks back at the tumultuous year of 2023 and shares his insights on what 2024 might hold for this pivotal region. From the dramatic events surrounding a bill attempting to ban the sharing of the gospel in Israel to the ongoing conflict with Hamas and potential future endeavors in Southern Lebanon, we explore the political, military, and spiritual landscape. With an emphasis on the importance of not being ashamed of the Gospel, Joel encourages support, prayer, and giving to aid both Jews and Palestinians. Join us as we navigate the complexities and uncertainties while holding on to hope for the future in Israel and the region. (00:10) Bill about restricting religious conversations causing controversy. (5:54) Challenges in Israel, hopes for peace shattered. (10:30) Israeli leaders warn of continued military operations. (14:58) Israeli fear of Hezbollah's missile threat. (16:08) Israel is concerned about Iran's nuclear threat. (24:14) Doubts about Hamas leading to spiritual searching. (29:13) Report from Jerusalem, addressing worldwide challenges.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5       Related Episodes:What to Watch for in the Last Days #141What Does a United Church in the Middle East Look Like? #138Challenges for Christian Organizations in the Holy Land #129Special Update: Israel at War #127 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Relational Diplomacy & Reaching the Lost # 149
December 28, 2023 - 44 min
In this episode of Inside The Epicenter. Joel and Carl take us on a thrilling journey. From high-stakes meetings with world leaders to the delicate art of spreading the gospel in the Middle East, this episode explores the intersection of faith, diplomacy, and the ongoing mission to share the gospel. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on the complexities of relational diplomacy. (00:07) Atonement for Jews without temple or Messiah.(04:42) Bethlehem holds significance in the messiah's coming.(09:40) Parents met, married, and found faith in Jesus.(11:53) 1967: Few Jewish believers in Jesus, now 871,000.(14:40) Recent spike in Jewish evangelism has had a significant impact.(20:16) Using novels to share and inspire the gospel.(21:30) Spread the gospel, engage, fund, and train ministries.(34:07) Questioning the writer's sanity, invited to the palace.(36:13) US evangelical leaders meet Arab monarch, planned visit.(41:41) A Protestant leader builds a relationship with Egypt's president. Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5 A Presidential Candidate’s Stance on Israel #143U.S. and Israeli Government Relations Before October 7 #142The Media’s War on Israel #136Inside The Forbidden Kingdom of Saudi Arabia #93 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
How Evangelical NGOs Are Caring For Israelis Devastated By War & Terror #148
December 26, 2023 - 22 min
Welcome to another Inside The Epicenter episode with Joel Rosenberg and Carl Moeller. In this highly impactful episode of Inside The Epicenter, we dive deep into the heart-wrenching yet uplifting story of Michael and Dina Beener. Living on the frontlines of war and terror in Israel, they share their harrowing experience of facing a terrorist attack right outside their home. This raw and emotional account will take you on a journey of courage, faith, and unwavering determination as they continue to serve their community with love and compassion, regardless of religious beliefs. Their incredible work, supported by The Joshua Fund, provides essential aid and ministry to those devastated by the ongoing conflict. Join us as we explore their resilience, unwavering faith, and the impact of their selfless dedication to bringing hope and healing to those in need.  (00:05) Surviving and serving amid conflict: a dramatic story. (06:11) The family’s love for the city compelled them to stay. (09:34) Verse of the day: 1 John 3:17-18; Prayer requests. (11:45) Joshua Fund staff volunteers deliver food miraculously. (15:07) Widow in a war zone supported by friends. (20:06) Shepherds love community, share Jesus, and face dangers. (21:13) Importance of giving and helping.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5     Related Episodes:Family Sees Miracles after Tragic Bombing #145What Does a United Church in the Middle East Look Like? #138War Insights from a Former Israeli Prime Minister #135Joel's Terrifying Experience and the Power of God's Protection #132What It’s Like Living in a Missile Zone #126 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
2023: Biblical Prophecy & The War in Israel #147
December 21, 2023 - 43 min
Welcome to a special year-end episode of Inside The Epicenter with hosts Joel Rosenberg and Carl Moeller. In today's episode, they examine some of the top episodes that stood out in 2023 and share what impacted our listeners the most. You’ll hear about the discovery of Tall al-Hammam as the true site of Sodom, and get insight from a former Prime Minister of Israel. You’ll also listen to Joel speak about the Gaza war as part of end-time prophecy, the internal and external challenges Israel faced in 2023, and what it is like to be in Israel at this time. (00:15) Interview with Steven Collins about biblical discovery. (04:58) Difficulty considering travel south due to Biblical findings. (06:30) Albright theory: Abraham's sites sunk in the Dead Sea. (12:09) Former Prime Minister discusses Iran's threat and Israeli defense. (14:16) Intercede for Israel, pray for faith worldwide. (17:55) The Old Testament mentions judgment and redemption. (22:10) Hezbollah attacks Israeli positions along the border. (24:57) Hezbollah missiles pose a significant threat to Israel. (27:33) Hezbollah wants to eradicate Christians, Jews, Muslims. (32:07) Israeli citizens abducted by Hamas in Gaza. (36:18) A family in Ashkelon endures eight years of rocket attacks. (38:20) United States, a true friend of Israel.     Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5   Related Episodes: Joel Prays for Israel at the Knesset #144 Special Update: Israel at War #127 What It’s Like Living in a Missile Zone #126 Dr. Steven Collins #101 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Do They Celebrate Christmas in the Epicenter? #146
December 19, 2023 - 37 min
In this compelling episode of Inside The Epicenter, Joel Rosenberg delves into the topic of Christmas in the epicenter and the spiritual significance of the holiday in Israel. Joel shares his and Lynn’s experiences, including hosting Christmas parties and explaining the significance of Christmas to their Israeli neighbors. In addition to the challenges faced by Israelis due to the ongoing war, Joel discusses the spiritual battle between God and Satan over the Jewish people and the land of Israel, emphasizing the importance of being under the care and protection of the Good Shepherd, Jesus. The episode also highlights the work of The Joshua Fund in providing humanitarian relief and support, calling for prayer and action to address the needs in the Epicenter. Join us as we explore the spiritual and cultural significance of Christmas in Israel. (00:05) Israeli Christians subdued in celebration amid conflict. (07:03) Messianic Jews don't celebrate Christmas for cultural reasons. (11:24) Welcoming neighbors with Christmas parties and traditions. (14:53) Specific Bethlehem in Judea is a significant prophecy. (17:41) Christmas celebration based on biblical prophecy fulfillment. (21:19) Israel sees growth in Jewish followers of Jesus. (24:00) Sadness and despair in Israel in 2023. (29:00) Be a light, serve a purpose, and bring hope. (31:34) Founders are passionate about supporting Israel and her neighbors. (38:14) Spend time with believers to share Jesus' gift.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5   Related Episodes: Why We Support, Serve, and Love The Joshua Fund: Larry & Autumn Ross #105 American Christianity & How You Can Bless Israel #99 2022: End Times Prophecy & Russia #84 Matthew 25: Eternal Perspective & Christian Investments #85 2021: An Eventful Year in the Epicenter #31 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Family Sees Miracles after Tragic Bombing #145
December 14, 2023 - 19 min
In this powerful episode of Inside The Epicenter, we hear the inspiring story of David Ortiz and his family's journey through a tragic event. After a bomb blast in their home severely injured their son, the Ortiz family found hope and healing through the power of prayer, unity, and forgiveness. Through their testimony, they share how they experienced miracles, the impact of global prayers, and the importance of forgiveness in the face of adversity. Join us in this episode as we delve into the remarkable story of resilience, faith, and the unifying power of prayer. (00:05) Home bomb blast, the son opened the suspicious package. (05:46) Hospital experience transcends religious differences, miraculous recovery. (06:36) Future forgiveness and Messiah for Israel. (13:33) A Nurse from New York aids miraculous healing. (16:41) Workers of iniquity fall. (18:17) Powerful episode on unity, prayer, forgiveness.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5   Related Episodes: The Power of Prayer and Fasting & The Jewish People #137 Joel's Terrifying Experience and the Power of God's Protection #132 What It’s Like Living in a Missile Zone #126 Embracing Jesus' Love in the Middle East #121 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Joel Prays for Israel at the Knesset #144
December 12, 2023 - 15 min
Welcome to Inside The Epicenter with Joel Rosenberg, a podcast dedicated to blessing Israel and Her Neighbors in the name of Jesus. In this episode, we join Joel Rosenberg as he shares a powerful prayer and reflection on the state of Israel. Joel's heartfelt prayer at the Knesset addresses the current challenges and seeks God's mercy and intervention for Israel and the hostages held by Hamas. Join us in understanding the importance of prayer and learn how you can support Israel in this time of need. (00:05) Expresses gratitude, acknowledges unique identity, offers prayer. (06:05) Solomon spoke wisdom, prayer, repentance, and forgiveness. (07:10) Prayer for repentance and forgiveness from captors. (13:06) Pray for Israel's challenges, hostages, and families. (14:05) Share, ask, and connect with Inside The Epicenter podcast.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5     Related Episodes: U.S. and Israeli Government Relations Before October 7 #142 A Presidential Candidate’s Stance on Israel #143 The Power of Prayer and Fasting & The Jewish People #137 How to Stand with Israel: Jack Hayford #87     Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
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Meet Your Hosts
Joel C. Rosenberg is a New York Times bestselling author & Middle East expert. He has spent 20 years bringing a uniquely Biblical view on the Epicenter; this podcast will share insights from his private meetings with presidents, prime ministers, kings, and clerics.
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Dr. Carl Moeller is the Executive Director of The Joshua Fund. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Penn State, a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Utah.
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