Inside The Epicenter With Joel Rosenberg

Inside The Epicenter With Joel Rosenberg

Joel C. Rosenberg and Dr. Carl Moeller
 

Jewish Drug Addict to Evangelical Leader – Part 1 #88

January 24, 2023   ●   43 min

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How did Ken Barun, a former self-proclaimed hippie and drug addict from a Jewish family, become the Executive Vice President of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association?

In this special episode of Inside The Epicenter, Barun, a friend of The Joshua Fund, shares his incredible story of recovery, working for Nancy Reagan, building McDonald’s charity organization from 300k to 1.6 billion, and his encounter with the Messiah, Jesus Christ.

Barun’s life is an incredible story of redemption and God’s amazing grace and faithfulness.


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Listen to this episode to find out more!
(01:30) Who is Ken Barun?
(03:30) Ken’s Early Years & Addiction
(06:26) Working for the Reagan Administration and the First Lady
(14:41) Come to Israel with The Joshua Fund & Joel C. Rosenberg
(22:31) Running McDonald’s Charity & Traveling the World
(25:53) A Silver Ferrari & The Gospel
(30:00) Ken Accepts Jesus
(40:04) Ken’s Love for Israel and Her People



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