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Can you lose your salvation? Is it possible to be a spiritual person and not be going to heaven? Many of us have wrestled with these questions. The Bible teaches us that you can be sure of your salvation and enjoy a vital relationship with Jesus Christ! Chris Brooks shares a message by radio pastor Don Cole to bring you that assurance. Learn the marks of a genuine Christian - on this edition of Equipped!
For 26 years, Pastor Don Cole ministered to multitudes each week on Moody Radio’s Open Line, answering Bible questions from listeners. He also contributed to the "Christian Perspectives on the News" and "The Living Word" broadcasts. Prior to working at Moody Radio, Pastor Cole and his wife, Naomi, served the Lord as missionaries in Angola for nearly 20 years. He was also on the faculty of Emmaus Bible College of Dubuque, IA. His life was summed up by his granddaughter Ariana who said, "He loved Jesus, and because he loved Jesus, he loved people." Pastor Cole and his wife Naomi passed away in August 2012 within two weeks of each other, having been married for sixty-five years.
Chris Brooks is the senior pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the Detroit metropolitan area. Chris served for 20 years as the senior pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1,600-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 Doctor of Ministry degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of six children: Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.
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 callling in and by plugging in through social media.