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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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January 23, 2023

Hidden Behaviors that Destroy Families

There are no perfect families! We all make mistakes that hurt our loved ones.  What really matters is how we deal with the issues that caused the pain. 
Monday on Equipped, counselor and writer Dr. Magdalena Battles will help us address key areas of family conflict and find practical ways to start the healing.
It can begin with you! 



Magdalena Battles
Magdalena Battles

Magdalena Battles

Dr. Magdalena Battles holds a Ph.D. in psychology, a master’s in professional counseling, and is a counselor in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area. She is also a professional conference speaker and writer. Since, 2015, Dr. Battles has been a writer for providing expert advice on child development and family relationships.
Dr. Battles wrote the Amazon bestseller Let Them Play: The Importance of Play and 100 Child Development Activities as well as 6 Hidden Behaviors that Destroy Families and 10 Time-Saving Tips for Busy Parents. She and her husband stay busy raising their three children. They are active members of Gateway Church in Southlake, TX.

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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.