As the sacred season of Christmas arrives, what do you know about Mary, the mother of Jesus, her cousin Elizabeth and an old woman named Anna? Aren’t you glad that our God chose to record the stories of the women He used in the life of His Son? In a time when women had no rights and little respect, it is significant that God chose to highlight their lives. So let’s learn what the Lord wants us to learn through these women with author and speaker, Liz Curtis Higgs!
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.