Popular Christian podcaster and volunteer steps down for more family time

Caleb Waller, co-star of the “Joshua and Caleb” podcast publicly announced that he stepped down from his role at HaYovel.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
February 11, 2019 03:23
1 minute read.
HaYovel

The Waller family with Rabbi Eliezer Melamed. . (photo credit: HAYOVEL)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Caleb Waller, co-star of the “Joshua and Caleb” podcast, publicly announced that he stepped down from his role at HaYovel.

HaYovel is the largest Christian organization that brings Christian volunteers from around the world to Israel to serve Jewish farmers. The Joshua and Caleb podcast started in 2012. It was themed around the two good spies from the Bible who went into the land of Israel and brought back a good report to the rest of the people. The show tried to portray ways in which prophecy was coming to life in Israel.
In his first Facebook Live video, Waller said he stepped out of the HaYovel ministry to raise his family. He is the father of five girls.




“When I was seven years old, I lived on a farm with no electricity,” Waller tells the camera. He came to Israel at 14 for the first time. By 21 he was married, and by 28 – last week – “I am asking the Lord, what does the season look like? … What is the next step?”


He said that as a member of the HaYovel team, which is mostly family run by his parents, Tommy and Sherri Waller, and his siblings, he was “constantly on the run for 14 years.”


“I said, I’ve got to figure something out,” Waller described.


He does not know his next move, according to the film, but he said, “God is good” and he is encouraged by his fans and friends, who he understands are praying for him and his family. 


“We are at peace,” said Waller. “God is taking care of us just one day at a time.”




Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

The stolen Torah pointer estimated value $1,500
February 17, 2019
Jerusalem police arrest suspect accused of stealing Judaica from synagogue

By ZACHARY KEYSER