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November 24, 2021

The Story Behind the First Thanksgiving

Today we journey back to the first Thanksgiving and discover what actually happened that day!  Veteran historian Tracy McKenzie joins guest-host Ed Stetzer to share the captivating facts behind the story of the pilgrims of Plymouth Plantation.  Get to know our flawed but fascinating forbears and the timely lessons they could share with Christians in modern American! 

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Robert Tracy McKenzie
Robert Tracy McKenzie

Robert Tracy McKenzie

Robert Tracy McKenzie (PhD, Vanderbilt University) is Arthur F. Holmes Chair of Faith and Learning and professor and chair of the department of history at Wheaton College.He is the author of several books including One South or Many?Lincolnites and Rebels, and The First Thanksgiving: What the Real Story Tells Us About Loving God and Learning from History.

Ed Stetzer
Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer

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.  

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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.