“The biggest threat to our freedom is our inability to control ourselves.” That’s a powerful statement by author Drew Dyck! We all struggle with some area of self-control. What’s your biggest battleground? People who cultivate this virtue, lead freer, happier and more meaningful lives. Drew Dyck joins Chris Brooks on Equipped with evidence for the power of self-control from the Bible & Brain Science. They will also explore how grace enables self-control. We will take your calls about the science & spirituality of self-control on this edition of Equipped!
Drew Dyck has an M.A. in Theology and is an editor at Moody Publishers and the former managing editor of Leadership Journal. His work has been featured in USA Today, the Huffington Post, Christianity Today, and CNN.com. Drew is the author of Generation Ex-Christian and Yawning at Tigers. He lives with his wife Grace and their three children near Portland, Oregon.
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.