Why do some teens thrive as adults while others struggle? What makes the difference? Could it be as simple as finding a wise friend and following their lead? Chris Brooks will introduce you to a man who not only turned his life around but is passing the secrets of his success along to others. Is a young man you know struggling in life? Don’t miss the wisdom of Clarence Shuler on this edition of Equipped.
Clarence Shuler is the president and CEO of BLR: Building Lasting Relationships. For over 35 years, he and his wife, Brenda, have conducted marriage, discipleship, men's, women's, and singles seminars internationally, and are members of FamilyLife’s Weekend To Remember Marriage Speaker Team.
Dr. Gary Chapman and Clarence also speak together at The Five Love Languages and Date Night events. Clarence is the author of ten books, including Winning the Race to Unity, Keeping Your Wife Your Best Friend, and Choosing Greatness, co-authored with Dr. Gary Chapman. He and Brenda reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have three adult daughters.
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.