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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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December 08, 2022

1: Spiritual Abuse in the Church

Few things grieve the heart of God more than spiritual abuse in the church.  Today, seminary president Mike Kruger wisely tackles the causes of spiritual abuse, how to spot it, and what to do about it.  If your church is looking for new pastors or elders, or you serve in a church leadership role, don’t miss this important conversation!  

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2: Religious Freedom Concerns

The so-called Respect for Marriage Act has passed the U.S. Senate and will be debated in the House.  The Supreme Court takes up another case involving the free exercise of religion.  What do these two items have in common and what is at stake for Christ-followers?  Chris Brooks addresses these key concerns facing Christians in our current culture.

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Michael J. Kruger
Michael J. Kruger

Michael J. Kruger

Michael J. Kruger (PhD, University of Edinburgh) is the president and Samuel C. Patterson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina, and a leading scholar on the origins and development of the New Testament canon.  He is married to Melissa Kruger, an author and Director of Women’s Initiatives for The Gospel Coalition, and they have three children.

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Chris Brooks

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

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.