It’s hard to train kids to behave but do you know that good behavior is not what Jesus really wants from our children? What Jesus wants from our kids is exactly what he wants from us - hearts and souls shaped in vibrant faith and love towards God! We’ll learn how to lead children in the Lord in a simple, Biblical and revolutionary way!
Dr. Michelle Anthony is the Executive Pastor of Families at New Life Church and Dean of Youthmin Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. She is the author of Spiritual Parenting, The Big God Story, Becoming a Spiritually Healthy Family, A Theology of Familiy Ministry and her newest book, 7 Family Ministry Essentials. Michelle has over 30 years of church ministry and leadership experience in children’s and family ministries and graduate degrees in Christian Education, Bible and Theology from Talbot School of Theology and her doctorate of Education from Southern Seminary.
In her free time, Michelle enjoys being with her family, reading a good book, and the beach while drinking a strong cup of coffee.
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.