What is the connection between the Christian faith and the economic struggles people face every day? Made to Flourish president Tom Nelson says that sound Biblical theology has big implications for who we are and how we approach our relationships and our work. Be prepared for a gentle nudge out of your comfort zone as we learn to love our neighbors and impact our communities for God’s glory!
Dr. Tom Nelson is president of Made to Flourish, a community of pastors encouraging churches to connect faith with work and the economy. He is also the senior pastor of Christ Community Church in Kansas City. Dr. Nelson has authored several books including Ekklesia: Rediscovering God’s Design for the Church. He has served on the Board of Regents of Trinity International University and is on the leadership team of the Oikonomia Network.
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.
Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages listeners to live to grow spiritually, think Biblically, and live compassionately in a world that desperately needs our Savior. Chris examines all of life through the lens of a Biblical Worldview, equipping believers to live, share and defend their faith in today's rapidly changing culture.