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February 21, 2022

Expository Preaching in the African American Tradition

There is nothing like great preaching, but how do you identify a biblical sermon?  As we continue our celebration of African-American History month here on Equipped, we will consider the legacy and uniqueness of expository preaching in the African-American style. No matter what your church tradition may be, we promise you that you will learn to listen in new ways to the messages in church!



Dr. Eric Redmond
Dr. Eric Redmond

Dr. Eric Redmond

Eric C. Redmond is Assistant Professor of Bible at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, and Associate Pastor of preaching, teaching, and care at Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Illinois. He previously served as Senior Pastor of Reformation Alive Baptist Church, Temple Hills, MD, and Assistant Professor of Bible and Theology at Washington Bible College (WBC), Lanham, MD. He blogs at “A Man from Issachar” and has authored or contributed to several books including Where are all the Brothers?, Don't Call It a Comeback, and Say It! Celebrating Expository Preaching in the African American Tradition.

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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.