How are your holiday plans coming along? We know that this Thanksgiving and Christmas will be very different from what we are used to! What are you doing to engage your children and help your marriage thrive - especially as we face the challenges of 2020? Kathy Koch with CelebrateKids and Dave & Anne Wilson from Family Life Today will help us deepen our family ties and honor God through this unique holiday season!
Dr. Kathy Koch is the Founder and President of Celebrate Kids, Inc., a Christian ministry based in Fort Worth, Texas. She is an internationally celebrated speaker and popular radio guest who has influenced thousands of parents, teachers, and children in 30 countries through keynote messages, workshops, seminars, assemblies, and other events. Dr. Koch earned a Ph.D. in reading and educational psychology from Purdue University and was a tenured associate professor of education at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, a teacher of second graders, a middle school coach, and a school board member for a Christian school prior to becoming a full-time conference and keynote speaker in 1991.
Dave and Ann Wilson are the hosts of FamilyLife Today®, FamilyLife’s nationally-syndicated radio program. They have been married for more than 38 years and have spent over 30 years teaching and mentoring couples and parents across the country. Dave and Anne are co-founders of Kensington Community Church, a national, multi-campus church that hosts more than 14,000 attendees every weekend. Dave was also the chaplain of the Detroit Lions for 33 years. The Wilsons live in the Detroit area. They have three grown sons, three daughters-in-law, and a growing number of grandchildren.
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.