How are we to react to the outrage we see on television and social media? How would Jesus respond if he were walking the streets of our cities?
We will examine the ways Jesus confronted the pain and sin of His world and learn to follow His example of living in gentle boldness when Scott Sauls and Chris Brooks team up on this edition of Equipped!
Scott Sauls is the senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee, cofounding pastor of the Nashville Institute for Faith and Work and author of Jesus Outside the Lines, Befriend, From Weakness to Strength, and Irresistible Faith. He previously served at New York City’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church as a lead and preaching pastor alongside Dr. Timothy Keller. His work has been featured in Christianity Today, Relevant, The Gospel Coalition, and more. Scott and his wife Patti, have two daughters.
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.