We know that marriage often gets a bad rap but bestselling authors Jamie and Aaron Ivey want to change that stereotype! They believe marriage can be fun, adventurous, and genuinely loving. Married for 20 years, Jamie and Aaron boldly discuss the tough issues that make for a healthy marriage that pleases Jesus and blesses others!
Aaron and Jamie Ivey live in Austin, Texas where Aaron is the worship pastor at The Austin Stone Community Church. There he leads a team of creatives that he claims are hands down the best in the world. He’s been leading worship for over two decades and takes great joy in introducing people to Jesus. He is the author of Steal Away Home, and is a songwriter, artist, elder, father, husband, and mentor who has a deep love for his family and community.
Jamie Ivey has been running Ivey Media for seven years where she creates and produces The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey podcast and YouTube show, and On the Other Side podcast which she co-hosts with Aaron. She is the author of If You Only Knew and You Be You and recently collaborated with Aaron on the 2-book set, Complement.
Aaron and Jamie Ivey have been married for almost 20 years and have 4 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.