What do our high school or college students need most as they head back to school this year? On this edition of Equipped, we’ll prepare parents and youth leaders to minister well to the next generation! What can we do to help our kids walk faithfully with the Lord and successfully navigate the challenges of high school and college? Find solid answers here, on Equipped!
Dr. Kara Powell is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. Named by Christianity Today as one of “50 Women You Should Know,” Kara serves as a Youth and Family Strategist for Orange and also speaks regularly at parenting and leadership conferences.
Kara is the author or coauthor of a number of books, including the award-winning book Growing Young. She and her husband Dave are inspired by all the learning and laughter that comes from growing with their three teenage and young adult children.
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.