How analytically do you think? We know that ideas have consequences so shouldn't we know what the ideas that run the world mean? Do you want to grow in your ability to understand and discern philosophical ideas through a Biblical framework? Dr. Paul Copan will explain why and how Christians should study philosophy. We’ll look at the role of the mind in the life of faith on this edition of Equipped!
Dr. Paul Copan is a Christian theologian, analytic philosopher, apologist, and author. He is currently a professor at the Palm Beach Atlantic University and holds the endowed Pledger Family Chair of Philosophy and Ethics. Paul has authored or edited over thirty-five books-both scholarly and popular. They include Is God a Moral Monster? (Baker) and An Introduction to Biblical Ethics (IVP Academic). For six years he served as the president of the Evangelical Philosophical Society, and he regularly speaks on university campuses, at conferences, and to church groups.
Paul is married to Jacqueline; together they have six children.
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.