Why would anyone get married? If marriage is simply a civil union, that is a legitimate question. However, God’s plan for marriage is much more than a license or “piece of paper”! You are invited to discover the marvels of Biblical marriage as sociologist David Ayers outlines a well-reasoned argument for God’s plan for husbands, wives, and families. The rewards are rich, in this life and for all eternity!
David J. Ayers is professor of sociology and former dean, interim provost, and vice president for academic affairs at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania. His books include the recently released After the Revolution: Sex and the Single Evangelical, Why Would Anyone Get Married?, and Christian Marriage: A Comprehensive Introduction. Ayers is also the author of two academic texts and numerous articles, and he has taught about and researched marriage and family for more than three decades. He and his wife, Kathy, have been married for more than 40 years and have six children, three sons-in-law, and six grandchildren.
Chris Brooks is the senior pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the Detroit metropolitan area. Chris served for 20 years as the senior pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1,600-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 Doctor of Ministry degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of six children: Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.
Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages you to grow spiritually, think critically, and live compassionately in your community. Interact with Chris as he empowers you to live out the gospel in a rapidly changing culture. This live, one-hour program, airing weekdays at noon CT, features special guests and welcomes your participation by callling in and by plugging in through social media.