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April 22, 2019

Bringing Jesus to School

Many of our nation’s educational systems are broken and every school district is looking for ways to do better.  Where does the answer lie?  Chris Brooks will discuss that question with a woman who left a promising career in journalism to teach in public schools. She will open our eyes to what the ways God is moving in the educational systems of our nation! Her insights will change the way you think about school!



Marilyn Rhames
Marilyn Rhames

Marilyn Rhames

Marilyn Rhames left a lucrative career in New York City journalism to become a public school teacher in her hometown of Chicago. For the past 15 years, as she taught grades 3 through 8, she also became an award-winning education blogger for Education Week and Education Post and a speaker and thought partner at universities, including Harvard and Yale, and the U.S. Department of Education. Armed with a strong Christian faith, Marilyn founded the non-profit Teachers Who Pray, which now has more than 100 chapters nationally.

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Chris Brooks

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.

Equipped with Chris Brooks

Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages you to grow spiritually, think critically, and live compassionately in your community. Interact with Chris as he empowers you to live out the gospel in a rapidly changing culture. This live, one-hour program, airing weekdays at noon CT, features special guests and welcomes your participation by calling in and by plugging in through social media.