Today Chris Brooks introduces us to several Black Christians whose lives are well worth emulating. They may even be called heroes. As we observe Black History month, join us for an insightful and inspiring look at several individuals we can all honor for their walk with the Lord and their impact on the world!
Heroes in Black History: True Stories from the Lives of Christian Heroes by Dave & Neta Jackson
An Encyclopedia of African American Christian Heritage by Marvin A. McMickle
How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind by Thomas C. Oden
The Black Church in the African American Experience by C. Eric Lincoln
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.