Coming up on Equipped, we will consider some important questions as we seek to move toward greater unity in our circles of faith. Author and Professor Dr. Vince Bacote will challenge us to cultivate an evangelical movement that is more hospitable to minorities. Open your hearts to go deeper in understanding and including minorities in evangelical spaces.
Vincent Bacote (Ph.D., Drew University) is an Associate Professor of Theology and the Director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. He is the author of The Political Disciple: A Theology of Public Life (2015), The Spirit in Public Theology: Appropriating the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper (2005) and has been a contributing author to several other books.
He has been a regular columnist for Comment Magazine and has also written for many other Christian magazines and scholarly journals. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Christian Ethics.
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.