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April 13, 2018

Equipped for Service

When we come to Christ, He saves us and begins to show us the work He has designed for us to do.  We need to be prepared for that work, whether we are sharing our faith with our family and friends or serving in full-time ministry.  Do you wonder what your place is in God’s great plan or do you want more training for ministry but aren’t sure what options to pursue? Pastor and professor Dr. Winfred Neely joins Chris Brooks to delve into these questions and more!



Dr. Winfred Neely
Dr. Winfred Neely

Dr. Winfred Neely

Dr. Winfred Neely (B.A., D.Min. Trinity International University; M.A. Wheaton) is an ordained minister of the Gospel and a full-time professor of Biblical exposition, and pastoral studies at Moody Bible Institute. He is currently the senior pastor of the Judson Baptist Church in Oak Park, IL. He brings to his ministry a global perspective, having served as a missionary/pastor in Senegal, West Africa for nine years. He speaks and conducts workshops and training events at churches and conferences in the US and abroad.
He and his wife Stephne have been married for forty years and have four adult children and nine grandchildren

Steven Harrision
Steven Harrision

Steven Harrision

Steven Harrison was raised in Monee, IL. This May, he will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, where he majors in Biblical Exposition and minors in Theology. He is a member of The Word Worship Center in Park Forest, IL., where he serves as a licensed minister and the youth pastor. This Fall, he will begin working as the Director of Spiritual Life at Deer Creek Christian School in Chicago Heights, IL, where he will teach four sections of middle school Bible, coordinate two weekly chapels, and serve the entire student body in faith formation. He and his fiancée, Chloe, will be married this July.

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Chris Brooks

Chris Brooks is the Teaching Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area.    Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, and Sophia.

Equipped with Chris Brooks

Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages you to grow spiritually, think critically, and live compassionately in your community. Interact with Chris as he empowers you to live out the gospel in a rapidly changing culture. This live, one-hour program, airing weekdays at noon CT, features special guests and welcomes your participation by calling in and by plugging in through social media.