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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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September 09, 2021

From the Marketplace to Ministry

Have you ever considered following God’s call out of the marketplace and into the ministry? Is it time for you to step into a fresh adventure with the Lord? Hear how God has led Chris’s friend Pierre to make the courageous move into full-time pastoring and how you can follow God’s will for your life, too. 

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Pierre Chestang
Pierre Chestang

Pierre Chestang

Pierre Chestang was raised in Chicago and is a graduate of the Moody Bible Institute, where he majored in communications. He also has a B.A. in communications from Columbia College of Chicago. Pierre currently serves as Station Manager of Moody Radio Florida and is the Moody Radio South Region Manager. He just celebrated his 25th service anniversary with Moody.  
Pierre will be retiring from Moody Radio, September 30, 2021, in order to serve full-time as pastor of The Bridge Worship Community of Valrico, Florida, where he has served bi-vocationally since 2016.  He is also an instructor in the Bible Training Centre for Pastors and Leaders course. Pierre and his wife Donata have four adult children and three grandsons.

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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.