We are all more energetic when we eat well, exercise, and sleep soundly but there is another vital ingredient for a healthy life. We need to have the right kind of relationships! Respected psychologist Dr. John Townsend identifies key relational nutrients we need so we can relate to others in ways that transform us, give us energy and help us succeed.
Dr. John Townsend is a leadership consultant, psychologist, and New York Times best-selling author. John is the founder of the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling, and the Townsend Leadership Program, which is a nationwide system of leadership training groups. Dr. Townsend travels extensively for corporate consulting, speaking, and helping develop leaders, their teams and their families. He has written 30 books including the Boundaries series, Leadership Beyond Reason, and Handling Difficult People.
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.