Why are people offended by Jesus? Why don't the names of Buddha, Mohammed or Confucius offend people? The reason is that they didn't claim to be God, but Jesus did! Josh McDowell joins Chris Brooks to reveal the truth about Jesus from science and history – the evidence will change your life! Call in with your questions about the reality of Jesus Christ on this crucial edition of Equipped!
A trailblazer for truth and relationships, Josh McDowell has been at the forefront of cultural trends and ground-breaking ministry for over five decades. In 1961, Josh joined the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ International. Not long after, he started the Josh McDowell Ministry to reach young people worldwide with the truth and love of Jesus.
Josh has addressed more than 25 million people, spoken in 125 countries and has written or co-authored 147 books.
But Josh’s greatest joys come from his family. He and his wife Dottie have been married 45 years. They have four children and ten grandchildren.
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 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.