Hundreds of Sri Lankan Christians were killed in their churches on Easter Sunday! Can believers thrive in so much violence and death? What can we learn from them as we live for Christ in our own country? How have you handled opposition to your witness for Christ? Share your thoughts and stories as Dr. Jeremiah Johnston and Chris Brooks explore the power of persecution.
Dr. Johnston is a New Testament scholar, radio host, apologist, and speaker. His passion is equipping Christians to give intellectually informed accounts of what they believe. Dr. Johnston completed his doctoral residency in Oxford, in partnership with Oxford Centre for Christian Studies, and received his Ph.D. from Middlesex University (United Kingdom) with commendation. He currently serves as the founder and President of Christian Thinkers Society, a resident Institute at Houston Baptist University that teaches Christians to become Thinkers and Thinkers to Become Christians.
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.