Do you enjoy a good Chick-fil-A sandwich? Many of us do! While Truett Cathy was building Chick-fil-A, his wife Jeannette was raising their children, and together, they built an empire based on Biblical principles. Their only daughter joins Collin Lambert to share more about her mother’s life and her role in one of America’s fastest-growing food chains. Don’t miss the back-story about the woman of Chick-fil-A on this edition of Equipped!
Trudy Cathy White is a native Georgian and the only daughter of Jeannette and S. Truett Cathy, the founder of Chick-fil-A, Inc. An ambassador for the family business, Trudy has held various roles within Chick-fil-A including that of restaurant operator at just 19 years old. White and her husband, John, served as missionaries in Brazil and co-founded Lifeshape and Impact 360 Institute.
She is a speaker, author, dedicated wife, mother of four, and grandmother of 15. Every day she is fueled by her passion to be intentional with her influence.
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.