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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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December 26, 2022

In a Boat in the Middle of the Lake

Does your life feel like the disciples in Mark 4, stuck in a boat on a stormy sea?  Maybe you have lost a loved one or suffered a financial setback. For Patrick Schwenk, it was a cancer diagnosis. Through his journey, Patrick learned that, while our culture values control and comfort, God does his greatest work through our pain.  Don’t miss his powerful story of tragedy and weakness transformed into strength and hope!

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Patrick Schwenk
Patrick Schwenk

Patrick Schwenk

Patrick Schwenk is a husband, father, author, and pastor. He and his wife Ruth have dedicated their lives to local church and online ministry. They are the founders of two popular blogs, and, as well as a new podcast, Rootlike Faith. Patrick and Ruth are graduates of Moody Bible Institute and Patrick earned a DMin degree from Biola University.
The Schwenks have been married 21 years and live in Ann Arbor, Mich., with their four 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.