How do you move on after a life-altering event, like the sudden loss of someone you love or an unexpected illness? Where do you turn for help? Join Chris for a very candid conversation with Pastor John O about his journey out of the darkness of tragedy. His answers won’t be easy but they will lead to fresh hope and renewed purpose!
A native of Houston, TX, John was born into a Nigerian home where the gospel was cherished deeply and modeled excellently. John is the teaching pastor of Cornerstone Church, a church in one of Atlanta’s oldest inner-city neighborhoods, and he currently serves as a council associate for the Gospel Coalition. John frequently speaks at colleges, conferences, and churches across the country and internationally. John holds a master’s in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Church Leadership and Community Witness from Emory University's Candler School of Theology.
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.