What does it take to become a life-long student of God’s Word?
Learn the secrets that power the spiritual growth of pastors and Christian leaders as Pastor James Meeks of Salem Baptist Church in Chicago joins guest-host Ed Stetzer. They will share key resources and habits that keep them strong through the study of Scripture. Whether you are just starting the Christian life or are decades into your walk with Jesus, you'll find fresh insights for going the distance with Christ!
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Pastor James T. Meeks is the founder and senior pastor of Salem Baptist Church of Chicago, which is the largest African American church in Illinois with over 15,000 members. For over 4 decades, Pastor Meeks has served the needs of the people whether it was through legislation on the Senate floor, community-organizing events in the streets of Chicago, or from the pulpit every Sunday morning. Pastor Meeks and his wife, Jamell, are the proud parents of four children and several grandchildren.
Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College, serves as Dean of the School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership at Wheaton College, and serves as Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center. He is a prolific author and conference speaker and has planted, revitalized and pastored churches & trained pastors on six continents. Ed holds two masters degrees and two doctorates and is a contributing editor for Christianity Today. He is the host of the weekly program, Ed Stetzer Live on Moody Radio and is a contributing editor for Christianity Today.
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.