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September 28, 2021

The Suicide Solution

Did you know that suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for people ages 10 to 34?  We need to help our young people and maybe even ourselves!
Join Chris Brooks for an in-depth conversation with a noted psychiatrist and a veteran youth minister who apply the latest in brain science and the centrality of the Gospel to address the rising epidemic of suicide.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)



Dr. Daniel Emina
Dr. Daniel Emina

Dr. Daniel Emina

Dr. Daniel Emina, a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist, earned his medical degree at UCLA and is an associate medical director of Amen Clinics, a nationwide network of pioneering brain health clinics founded by Dr. Daniel Amen.  Dr. Emina is experienced in the treatment of depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, mood disorders, addiction, ADD/ADHD, impulsive/disruptive behavior disorders, autism spectrum, psychotic disorders, OCD, PTSD, and TBI.

Rick Lawrence
Rick Lawrence

Rick Lawrence

Rick Lawrence is the executive director of Vibrant Faith, a research and ministry training group. For 33 years, Rick was editor of GROUP, the most-read resource for Christian youth workers in the world.  Rick is an award-winning author, journalist, cultural researcher, editor, and national speaker. He created and hosts the popular podcast Paying Ridiculous Attention to Jesus, now in its sixth year.

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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.