Does chasing the American Dream provide lasting fulfillment or exhaustion and emptiness? Join guest host Collin Lambert and Dr. Kelly M. Kapic as they discuss surprising pathways to human flourishing, for poor and non-poor alike. Through biblical insights, scientific research, and practical experience, we will learn how the good news of the kingdom of God reshapes our lives and ministry, and moves everyone involved towards wholeness on this timely edition of Equipped!
Collin has served at Moody since 2003, including positions in programming, promotions, and as station manager of WMBI-FM and AM. Before joining Moody Radio, he worked in management and hosted various programs on country, talk, Christian, and jazz radio stations in his home state of Texas. Collin has worked in event planning, church media, and fundraising as well.
Dr. Kelly M. Kapic is Professor of Theological Studies at Covenant College where he has taught since 2001. With a PhD in Systematic and Historical Theology from King’s College University of London, Kapic has written or edited numerous books, focusing on the areas of systematic, historical, and practical theology. He also recently completed two volumes with the economist Brian Fikkert called Becoming Whole: Why the Opposite of Poverty isn’t the American Dream and A Field Guide to Becoming Whole: Principles for Poverty Alleviation Ministries. In 2014 Kapic received a Templeton Grant to be part of The Center for Christian Thought studying the topic of Psychology and Spiritual Formation. Currently he serves as part of the Core Research Teams for the Templeton funded studies called “Project Amazing Grace” and “Christian Meaning-Making, Suffering and the Flourishing Life.” Kapic regularly speaks at Churches and conferences where he seeks to help God’s people better understand their faith. Kelly and his wife, Tabitha, live on Lookout Mountain with their children Jonathan and Margot.
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.