I love hearing how God is moving in the hearts of people around the world, don’t you? Today we hear firsthand about God's work in the lives of people in Ethiopia’s capital city! Be encouraged as we hear from Pastor Zeb about the work God is doing through the people of God even beyond their borders!
Zerubbabel Betta Mengistu is the senior pastor of BEZA International Church in Addis Ababa, and the co-founder of the Africa Arise network, a fellowship committed to the cause of a greater Africa. The Africa Arise network has an ethical charter in which members are encouraged to promote as a grassroots initiative to combat corruption.
Pastor Zerubbabel is married to Yamerote, a successful designer and entrepreneur, with whom he has two daughters.
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.