It has been a tragic week across our nation. Attacks have been leveled in churches, schools and shopping centers and mail bombs have threatened celebrities and political figures. How can Christ-followers bring peace in the midst of this pain? Pastor and culture-watcher, Dr. Jim Denison joins Chris Brooks today with a redemptive perspective on the news. Our phone lines are open for your questions as we grieve well together and learn to shine the light of Jesus into a hurting world!
Dr. Jim Denison bridges faith and culture by engaging contemporary issues with Biblical truth. He co-founded the Denison Forum in February 2009. Since that time, he has spoken to over 100,000 people on ﬁve continents. He is the author of eight books, including his most recent, The State of Our Nation: 7 Critical Issues. Dr. Denison also serves as Resident Scholar for Ethics with Baylor Scott & White Health, Senior Fellow for Global Studies at Dallas Baptist University, and Senior Fellow with the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative in Washington, D.C. His daily column is freely distributed to more than 110,000 subscribers in over 200 countries.
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.