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May 14, 2021

What Great Ministry Leaders Get Right

Many ministry leaders are facing challenges they were not trained for! Whether you have been in the pulpit for years or are just beginning your ministry education, we want to help you stand strong in the face of real-world challenges. Jimmy Dodd of PastorServe outlines the foundational qualities that will help you succeed in your personal life and ministry calling.



Jimmy Dodd
Jimmy Dodd

Jimmy Dodd

Jimmy Dodd (B.A. Wheaton College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Seminary) is the founder and CEO of PastorServe. This organization works across denominational lines to strengthen the church by serving pastors. He is the author of Survive or Thrive, 6 Relationships Every Pastor Needs, and Pastors Are People Too, co-authored with Larry Magnuson.
Jimmy and his wife Sally have five children, one daughter-in-law and two grandchildren. Two of their daughters were adopted from China.

MBI Pastors and Wives Online Celebration
MBI Pastors and Wives Online Celebration

MBI Pastors and Wives Online Celebration

It takes work to care for the congregation and maintain a strong relationship. Join us for a time of fun, fellowship, and prizes as Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the Five Love Languages shares his journey. He looks back to help leaders move forward with hope, healing, and direction.

May 27th, 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Central)

CLICK HERE for more information and to register for the FREE event!

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Chris Brooks

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

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.