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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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February 16, 2023

Social Crisis Preaching

How can we as Christians speak life in the issues of our day? Dr. Tyshawn Gardner has issued an insightful challenge to pastors to be sacred anthropologists, confronting the social crises of our day with Biblical integrity.  He helps us grow disciples of Jesus who address today’s cultural confusion with both grace and truth!



Dr. Tyshawn Gardner
Dr. Tyshawn Gardner

Dr. Tyshawn Gardner

Tyshawn Gardner currently serves as Associate Professor in the Biblical and Religious Studies Department and Director of the Pre-Ministerial Scholars Program at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also an adjunct professor at Beeson Divinity School at Samford University. Prior to joining the faculty at Samford University, he served as a Senior Pastor in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  Gardner received the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the Master of Divinity from Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, and the Ph.D. in Christian Preaching from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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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.