Moral failures are filling the headlines. It seems that every week another celebrity or political figure falls beneath the weight of their hidden lives. We shake our heads, express our disappointment and move on. However, when the one who falls is one of our own, a leader in the Body of Christ, should our response be any different? Ed Stetzer has pastored churches and seen his share of hurt from wayward ministers. He will help us walk through this most painful dilemma with practical wisdom and a Gospel centered focus. Don’t miss another crucial conversation - next time on Equipped with Chris Brooks!
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Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College and serves as Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center. He is a prolific author and conference speaker and has planted, revitalized and pastored churches & trained pastors on six continents. Ed holds two masters degrees and two doctorates and is a contributing editor for Christianity Today. He is also co-host of the weekly radio program BreakPoint This Week and interim pastor of The Moody Church in Chicago.
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.