A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is frightening and can leave us wondering about God’s purpose in it all. Dr. John Dunlop is an accomplished geriatric physician and a Biblical professor and is no stranger to dementia. He joins Chris Brooks on Equipped to offer insight and encouragement for both the patient and the caregiver. Bring your questions and find fresh courage and strength for your journey through dementia!
John Dunlop (MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) has practiced medicine in Zion, Illinois, for thirty-seven years and currently works with the geriatrics group associated with Yale Medical School. He is board certified in geriatrics and has a master's degree in bioethics from Trinity International University, where he serves on the adjunct faculty. ￼
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.