In this episode, Bob speaks with Jayson Casper, the Middle East correspondent for Christianity Today. He reports on news at the intersection of religion, politics, and culture. He resides with his family in Beirut, Lebanon, having relocated recently following nine years in Cairo, Egypt. He has lived also in Tunisia, Jordan, and Mauritania, and appreciates the ministry God has given him to be a bridge between peoples who often misunderstand each other. He speaks Arabic, and has a MA in Islamic Studies.