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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The Rise of Yahya Sinwar: Unveiling the Head of Hamas in Gaza #183
May 21, 2024 - 21 min
In this episode of Inside The Epicenter, host Joel Rosenberg and guest Jonathan Conricus dive deep into the enigmatic and dangerous figure of Yahya Sinwar, the head of Hamas. Sinwar's background, his time spent in Israeli prisons, his connection with Iran, and his relentless mission to exterminate Jews and defeat Israel are all explored in this gripping discussion. From sinister plans to evade Israeli forces to the use of medieval communication methods, the intricacies and threats posed by Sinwar and Hamas are laid bare in this eye-opening interview. Learn more about this nefarious plot against Israel and hear incredible insights straight from the frontlines.    Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5   Verse of the Day:  Psalm 127:1. Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.  Prayer Request:Pray that all those who are plotting evil against Israel will be exposed and that their nefarious plans will fail.Pray for the leadership of Israel that the holy spirit of God will lead them to do the right thing at the right time. Related Episodes:Families' Heart-Wrenching Pleas: Inside the Hostage Crisis with Hamas #178Reaching Muslims Through Love and the Gospel #177From Jihadist to Follower of Jesus #165Former Muslim Brings Entire Iranian Family to Christ #90   Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
How to Show Love and Support for Israel and Her Neighbors #182
May 14, 2024 - 17 min
In this special episode of Inside The Epicenter with Joel Rosenberg, a podcast of The Joshua Fund, a ministry dedicated to blessing Israel and Her Neighbors in the name of Jesus, we delve into the importance of standing for Israel, giving to Israel, and blessing Israel. Join us as we hear from Pastor Mike McIntosh on practical ways to make a difference in the lives of those in the epicenter. Discover the work of The Joshua Fund and its impact in transforming lives in the heart of the region. We explore the significance of standing with the people of Israel, embracing unconditional love and unwavering support, as well as the impactful humanitarian relief efforts being carried out. Tune in to gain insights and inspiration on how to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected by conflict and how to stand with Israel following the teachings of the Bible.   (00:04) Pastor urges practical support for Israel and Her Neighbors. (05:22) Support for Israel based on biblical belief. (08:07) Hamas terrorists have been firing rockets at Israel for years. (13:30) Operation Epicenter mobilizes evangelical Christians for humanitarian aid. (15:45) Blessing Israel in Jesus' name.    Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5   Verse of the Day: Esther chapter 4:14-For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father's family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this? Prayer Request:Pray that more people would be willing to stand with Israel from all around the world.Pray for the Joshua Fund that we will be able to keep fulfilling the vision that God has committed to us.   Related Episodes: Reaching Muslims Through Love and the Gospel #177 What Does The Future Hold For Israel and Her Neighbors #176 Why Did Joel Move to Israel? #172 Christians Blessing Israel: How and Why? #170 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
World Court's Ruling, US Support, and Global Ramifications #181
May 7, 2024 - 13 min
In this episode of Inside The Epicenter, hosts Joel Rosenberg and Carl Moeller tackle the critical issue of South Africa accusing Israel of genocide in its conflict with Hamas. Former Vice President Mike Pence joins the discussion to shed light on the potential implications of the World Court ruling against Israel. The conversation delves into the complexities of the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.S.'s unwavering support for Israel, and the alarming scenarios that could unfold if the court rules against Israel. With insights into the ongoing geopolitical tensions, this episode provides an in-depth look at the urgent matters affecting Israel and the broader implications for international relations. Join us as we navigate through the intense developments in this polarizing and high-stakes global issue.   (00:05) Expressing strong support for Israel's fight.(04:42) Support for Israel, strong stance on peace.(09:22) Israel denies intent for genocide and takes precautions.(10:39) Israel defends actions against Hamas and possible backlash.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5   Verse of the Day: Genesis 12:3 - And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee, and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. Prayer Request:Pray that all of the devil's schemes and plots against Israel will fail.Pray that more nations will be willing to stand with Israel and support her in this time of crisis. Related Episodes:Iran's Attack on Israel: Unpacking the Implications with Joel Rosenberg #179What Does The Future Hold For Israel and Her Neighbors #176Inside the Mind of Natan Sharansky: Struggle Against Anti-Semitism and the Quest  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Will there be a Fourth Temple? #180
April 30, 2024 - 45 min
In this episode of Inside The Epicenter, Joel Rosenberg and Carl Moeller tackle a wide range of topics related to the US alliance with Israel, the current geopolitical climate of the Middle East, the Third Temple, and the biblical significance of Israel's role in the last days. From discussing the potential impact of US support on Israel's security to exploring the prophetic implications of rebuilding the temple, this episode is a thought-provoking exploration of the complex dynamics in the region. Get ready for an engaging and enlightening Q&A session presented by The Joshua Fund, a ministry dedicated to blessing Israel and Her Neighbors in the name of Jesus. (00:05) Lebanon's history and alliance with Israel. (05:30) Iran surrounds Israel and threatens with missiles. (11:14) Doubts about U.S. support for Israel, impact. (14:14) God's plan for Israel, US-Israel relations. (19:32) What happens with the Third Temple? (22:55) God Jesus is King, and David will lead Israel. (25:43) Unlikely, temple construction leads to political shifts. (34:0)6 Importance of educating people for Jerusalem, leaders are gone. (38:11) Debates Israel's significance to religious and historical views. (41:23) Understanding the Roman culture and the gospel's relevance. (44:00) Top 10 reasons why Christians should care.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5   Verse of the Day:  Matthew 24:6 - And ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that ye not be troubled, for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.  Prayer Request:Pray for Christians in the Middle East and around the world that they understand and walk by the truth of God's word.Pray that the peace of God will reign in Israel and the Middle East, and more and more people in that region will come to know Jesus. Related Episodes:The Danger of Russia and Iran's Alliance #169Former Defense Minister on Israel’s Security Challenges #153Families' Heart-Wrenching Pleas: Inside the Hostage Crisis with Hamas #178Reaching Muslims Through Love and the Gospel #177   Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Iran's Attack on Israel: Unpacking the Implications with Joel Rosenberg #179
April 23, 2024 - 18 min
In this episode of "Inside The Epicenter," Joel discusses Iran's unprecedented direct attack on Israel from Iranian soil. The attack, consisting of over 300 missiles and drones, has left Israel considering counterattacks, raising questions about the future dynamics in the Middle East and Israel's alliances. As tensions rise, the hosts delve into the potential implications of an Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities and the complex decisions facing Israeli leaders. Amidst the urgent calls for wisdom and discernment, listeners are taken on a thought-provoking journey through the latest events, international alliances, and the prophetic implications of the current crisis. (00:06) Israel faces an unprecedented threat and may launch a strike. (05:58) President Biden advises Israel against attacking Iran. (10:45) Israel should reconsider attacking Iran for now. (12:33) Israel weighing options after the Iranian attack was resolved.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5 Verse of the Day: Psalm 23:4 - Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil for you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.   Prayer Request:Pray for the people of Israel at this time that God will protect them from all the attacks of Iran and other hostile entities with plans to attack Israel. Pray for the leaders of Israel that they will have the wisdom of God to take the right decisions at this time.   Related Episodes:The Danger of Russia and Iran's Alliance #169Former Muslim Brings Entire Iranian Family to Christ #90Danger Ahead? Mike Pompeo on Biden, Iranian Bomb & Israel #67Modern Security Threats for the US, Israel, and the World #175 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Families' Heart-Wrenching Pleas: Inside the Hostage Crisis with Hamas #178
April 16, 2024 - 18 min
In this emotionally charged episode of Inside The Epicenter, with Dr. Carl Moeller and Joel Rosenberg, we hear the heart-wrenching stories of families impacted by the brutal capture of hostages by Hamas. The podcast brings to light the experiences of parents and siblings of the captured individuals, shedding light on the deep trauma and uncertainty they face daily. This episode paints a poignant picture of the pain, despair, and unwavering hope of these families as negotiations continue to secure the release of their loved ones. Tune in as these families share their personal stories and as they plead for international support in their fight for the safe return of the hostages. (00:05) Special program focusing on Gaza hostages' plight.(05:09) Texting in the safe room, protecting kids and gunshots.(07:17) Hamas video shows brother in hostage situation.(11:02) He came with friends, split, went wrong.(16:24) Urgent plea for media support in Israel. Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5 Verse of the Day: Psalm 20:1 -May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble. May the name of the God of Jacob protect you. Prayer Request:Pray that the hostages held by Hamas will be protected and brought home soon.Pray that the negotiations with Hamas will yield positive results and that all the hostages will be released.   Related Episodes:Special Update: Israel at War #127Joel's Terrifying Experience and the Power of God's Protection #132The Media’s War on Israel #136Reaching Muslims Through Love and the Gospel #177 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Reaching Muslims Through Love and the Gospel #177
April 9, 2024 - 69 min
Welcome to Inside The Epicenter! In this insightful episode, Hormoz Shariat and Tom Doyle share their expertise on effectively reaching Muslims with the gospel. They discuss the barriers hindering Muslims from embracing Christianity, such as fear and the historical baggage of Christianity. Join us as they delve into the crucial role of love, acceptance, and joyful Christian lifestyles in attracting Muslims to Christ. From personal stories of conversion to practical strategies and gospel presentations, our guests shed light on the powerful impact of reaching out to the Muslim community with compassion and dedication. Tune in as we explore the transformative journeys of Muslims coming to faith and the vital importance of love and acceptance in sharing the gospel. (00:05) Addressing the spread of Islam, sharing the gospel.(09:54) Muslims hungry for God become dedicated believers.(12:44) Former Muslims find meaning in Christianity's love.(18:34) Muslims feel rejected in society in Middle Eastern encounters.(22:08) Muslims come to Christ through love teaching.(31:17) Verse from Romans 8 and prayer requests.(33:34) The leader prays for a miracle, boy's leukemia disappears.(39:34) Expressing belief in Christ's deity through the gospel.(45:33) Muslim offense over the Bible, and Christians should reach out sincerely.(47:59) Fearful man overcomes fear and finds Christ.(57:14) The Bible's warning about rejecting Jesus and conversions.(59:03) Simplified gospel invitation: Believe in Jesus, be born again.(01:06:17) Warning against equating man to God.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5 Verse of the Day:  Romans 8:15 - The spirit you received does not make you slaves so that you live in fear. Again, rather the spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship, and by him we cry, Abba, Father.  Prayer Request: Pray that the hearts of more Christians would be open to sharing the gospel of Jesus with their Muslim neighbors.Pray that Muslims in the US, the Middle East, and around the world are introduced to Jesus through the Christian witness around them that their hearts would be open to receive him as Savior.   Related Episodes:From Jihadist to Follower of Jesus #165How to Make God’s Love Visible in the Middle East #112Inside The Forbidden Kingdom of Saudi Arabia #93Former Muslim Brings Entire Iranian Family to Christ #90 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Modern Security Threats for the US, Israel, and the World #175
March 28, 2024 - 26 min
In this episode of "Inside The Epicenter," Joel Rosenberg, General William Boykin, and Mike Macintosh dive into a panel discussion on the modern security threats facing the US and Israel. The conversation touches on topics such as the implications of terrorist threats, the potential aftermath of a nuclear attack, the global economic crisis, and the role of the US in a new world order. General Boykin also shares a powerful personal account of a rescue mission in Iran, highlighting the incredible impact of faith and divine intervention. The episode concludes with a thought-provoking discussion of biblical prophecies and the current situation in Damascus, offering a unique blend of geopolitical analysis and spiritual insight. Tune in for a compelling, insightful dialogue on these important and timely issues.   (00:00) Rising threat of dirty bombs and nuclear weapons. (06:54) Iran's nuclear program poses a potential military threat. (10:45) Israel's land expansion and potential war risks. (13:10) Threat of the Persian Gulf oil shutdown is concerning. (15:59) Delta Force mission to rescue Americans in Iran. (21:01) Possible events during tribulation and Armageddon. Spread of the gospel in the Muslim world. (23:34) President requests film premiere at exclusive opera. (25:26) Panel discussion on the US, Israel, and biblical insights.   Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5 Verse of the Day: 1st Chronicles 12:32 - From Issachar, men who understood the times and knew what Israel should do, 200 chiefs with all their relatives under their command. And our prayer requests today are, number 1, pray for the leaders in Israel and the Middle East that they come to know the Lord. And secondly, pray that every threat concocted by the enemy against God's people will fail. Prayer Request:Pray for the leaders in Israel and the Middle East that they come to know the Lord.Pray that every threat concocted by the enemy against God's people will fail.   Related Episodes:How to Use Military Strategies for Spiritual Battles #173Is Psalm 83 about the War in Gaza? #134What It’s Like Living in a Missile Zone #126How to Avoid Another Surprise Attack #125 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Inside the Mind of Natan Sharansky: Struggle Against Anti-Semitism and the Quest for Freedom #174
March 26, 2024 - 36 min
In this captivating episode of "Inside The Epicenter," we delve into the personal story of Natan Sharansky, a remarkable individual whose life has been shaped by resistance, resilience, and the fight for freedom. From confronting anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union to his time as a political prisoner, Sharansky's experiences offer profound insights into the struggle for human rights and the universal yearning for liberty. Join host Carl Moeller as he explores Sharansky's remarkable journey, encounters with Vladimir Putin, and reflections on the current geopolitical landscape. From the enduring legacy of Ronald Reagan to the complexities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, this episode is a thought-provoking exploration of history, ideology, and the pursuit of justice. Tune in as Natan Sharansky shares his compelling narrative, offering a unique perspective on the challenges and triumphs that define our world today. (00:05) Becoming head of Jewish Agency after release.(04:54) Struggle to make the West understand Soviet society.(07:22) Opposition, imprisonment, and eventual release from captivity.(10:02) Widespread anti-Semitism manipulated by a totalitarian regime.(15:30) Criticism of Israel links to anti-Semitism.(17:13) Resigned over land for terrorist cooperation with Arafat.(19:53) Met Putin, complimented interrogation skills, avoided meetings.(23:01) Talking about an established and enduring system with media control.(26:02) Unhappy citizens, testing West, conquered Crimea, war.(31:17) Jewish man's journey to religious activism.(32:50) Shared cell, fought for religious texts, Reagan readings.  Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5 Verse of the Day: Matthew 19:26 - Jesus looked at them and said, with man, this is impossible, but with god, all things are possible.  Prayer Request:Pray that God continues to deliver Israel from all media attacks and misinformation.Pray that God grants people in Israel and the Middle East the grace to navigate difficult times and emerge victorious. Related Episodes:Christians Blessing Israel: How and Why? #170The Danger of Russia and Iran's Alliance #169Uniting Christians and Jews: A Spiritual Journey in Israel with Tatiana Mazarsky and Albert Veksler #168Understanding the War of Gog and Magog: Unveiling the End Times Prophecy #159 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
How to Use Military Strategies for Spiritual Battles #173
March 21, 2024 - 42 min
Welcome to Inside The Epicenter, where we delve into the intersection of faith, current events, and practical application. In today's episode, our host, Carl Moeller, is joined by special guest, General William Boykin as they explore the concept of spiritual warfare and biblical weapons. General Boykin draws parallels between military strategies and spiritual battles, emphasizing the need for unity, staying focused on objectives, and taking the offensive in spreading the gospel. With insights from historical and biblical examples, he challenges listeners to actively engage in the spiritual battle and not underestimate the enemy. Join us as we uncover powerful principles that apply to the military and our individual and collective spiritual responsibilities.   (06:14) Facing spiritual warfare with God's powerful armor. (08:57) Warfare and principles of war in organizations. (13:20) Stay focused on God's call and avoid distractions. (15:42) Preparation and prayer are crucial in spiritual warfare. (23:17) Agile maneuver at the Battle of Gettysburg saved the Union. (28:44) Unity under God, forgiveness for bad theology. (32:08) Cavalry guards, security vital for spiritual leaders. (36:49) Silently pray, keep plans simple, maintain secrecy. (38:00) Clear communication is crucial for success in ministry. (41:22) Enemy has no power compared to God. Learn more about The Joshua Fund. Make a tax-deductible donation. The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5 Verse of the Day: Exodus chapter 15:3. The Lord is a warrior. The Lord is his name.  Prayer Request:Pray that more people will be given to prayer and intercession and are willing to stand for the epicenter, the Middle East and churches around the world. Pray for leaders of churches and leaders of nations that God protects them from the onslaught of the devil. Related Episodes:Best-Selling Novels, US Threats & Bible Prophecy #109Israel & America’s Greatest Threat #912022: End Times Prophecy & Russia #84Danger Ahead? The War Scheme Of Iran & Apocalyptic Islam #50Is Iran Plotting 2nd Holocaust Against Israel? #49 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
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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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