Many Americans have been taught a distorted account of our nation’s founding, which claims that the founders were deists and that Christianity had no role in their thinking. Drawing from personal letters and public proclamations, Professor Mark David Hall joins guest host Collin Lambert with the historically verifiable facts that Christian thought was crucial to the nation’s founding. He will demonstrate how this benefits all of us even now. Don’t miss this important edition of Equipped!
Collin Lambert is president of Enduring Mediaworks, LLC. He served at Moody Radio from 2003-2018, most recently as vice president of Moody Radio, as well as 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 also worked in event planning, church media, and fundraising. He lives in Texas.
Mark David Hall is the Herbert Hoover Distinguished Professor of Politics and Faculty Fellow in the William Penn Honors Program at George Fox University. He is also associated faculty at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University and senior fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion. He has written, edited, or co-edited a dozen books on religion and politics in America and is a nationally recognized expert on religious freedom.
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.