Kermit Gosnell is Philadelphia abortion doctor who spent years brutalizing women and children. Why was he allowed to practice so long without accountability or oversight? These questions are addressed in the major motion picture in theaters now. Chris Brooks will talk with the author behind the movie and then delve into the potential impact of this movie on the abortion industry with pro-life leader, Scott Klusendorf! The future of abortion in America is in focus – on Equipped!
Phelim McAleeralong with his wife Ann McElhinney are investigative journalists, filmmakers and screenwriters. McAleer has worked as a journalist in Belfast covering the Northern Ireland conflict for The Irish News. He was a crime correspondent for the UK Sunday Times and based in Romania he was a foreign correspondent for the Financial Times and The Economist magazine. He is a regular columnist for the Irish Times and the New York Post. McAleer and McElhinney are originally from Ireland and are now living in Los Angeles. They produced and co-wrote Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer, a feature film starring Dean Cain (Lois & Clark) which released this week.
Scott Klusendorf is President of Life Training Institute. He has taught pro-life apologetics at the graduate level at Biola University and Trinity Law School, and lectured at over 80 colleges and universities. He is the host of the television series, “Life is Best” and is the author of The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture. Scott is a graduate of UCLA and holds a Master’s degree in Christian Apologetics from Biola University.
At the practical level, Scott helps non-profit organizations raise money to assist women facing unplanned pregnancies.
Chris Brooks is the Senior 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 the 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 5 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, and Sophia.