Do you know that God hears the prayers of ordinary people? You don’t have to be an extraordinary person to move the heart of God! He loves and cares for each of us. Pastor and Bible teacher, Dr. Michael Youssef teaches us about ordinary heroes who stood out from the crowd with their extra-ordinary prayers. Our phone lines are open for your questions, too – on Equipped with Chris Brooks!
Dr. Michael Youssef is founder and president of Leading the Way with Dr. Michael Youssef, an international television and radio ministry. He is also the founding pastor of The Church of the Apostles in Atlanta, Georgia. Born and raised in Egypt, he holds degrees in theology and social anthropology. He makes frequent trips to the Middle East and has traveled the globe speaking to thousands of leaders.
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.