Can God still use us in spite of a painful past? Counselor and family therapist, Dr. Sabrina Black will talk about the practical work of living confidently and finding God’s grace to heal the broken places of our lives. We’ll also hear the story of God’s grace over the life of Senate Chaplain, Admiral Barry Black. Don’t miss the next exciting edition of Equipped with Chris Brooks!
Dr. Sabrina Black is an International speaker and author. She is the Clinical Director of Abundant Life Counseling Center in Detroit, Michigan and has provided hope, help and healing for individuals, families and groups for over 25 years. Dr. Black has served on several video-based training projects with American Association of Christian Counselors including the new: Race and Reconciliation, Grief and Loss, and Domestic Violence. Many people also know her from her work with the highly acclaimed DivorceCare and GriefShare video-based training program. Dr. Black is the founder of Global Projects for Hope, Help and Healing a non-profit 501c3 Missions Agency that has served on 5 of the 7 continents. Sabrina is a global humanitarian and a modern day abolitionist in the fight against Human Trafficking.
Barry Black is the 62nd Chaplain of the U.S. Senate. Prior to coming to Capitol Hill, Chaplain Black served in the U.S. Navy for more than twenty-seven years, ending his distinguished career as the chief of Navy chaplains. In addition to earning Master of Arts degrees in divinity, counseling, and management, he has received a doctorate degree in ministry and a doctor of philosophy degree in psychology.
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.