Why did Jesus have to die? His life began with angel choirs and ended on a cruel Roman cross! Jesus is the central figure in the history of humanity and His death changed the world – and it CAN change everything for you! Pastor Marcus Nodder will unravel the questions that plague many people, even Christians, and find their answer in the beauty, power, and reality of the cross!
Marcus Nodder has been the senior minister at St Peter’s Barge, London’s only floating church, since 2004. He is married to Lina and they have four children – Sebastian, Reuben, Harriet, and Nelson – and a Beagle called Sally. He studied French & German at Cambridge University, where he spent many happy hours rowing, and is also a graduate of Oak Hill Theological College.
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.