Across our nation, Christians are crying out to God to bring revival to our nation. Chris Brooks will join their voices as some special guests lead us in praying for our nation’s leaders, churches, and families, asking Him for a nationwide hunger for His Word! Please join us as we seek God’s face for America!
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth is the founder and lead Bible teacher for Revive Our Hearts, a ministry dedicated to calling women to freedom, fullness, and fruitfulness in Christ. Nancy's love for Christ and passion for His Word are evident through her writing, digital, and conference outreaches and her two daily audio teachings—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than four million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.
Crawford Loritts is a nationally known Bible speaker is the founder and president of Beyond Our Generation, committed to encouraging and shaping the next generation of leaders. He is the author of several books, including Unshaken and Your Marriage Today…and Tomorrow, co-authored with his wife Karen, and is the host of two national radio programs, the weekend program Living a Legacy and the daily program Legacy Moments. Crawford has been a church planter, served for 27 years on the staff of Cru, and served for 15 years as senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia. Crawford and Karen have 4 adult children and 11 grandchildren and live in Georgia.
Jani Ortlund is a well-known writer and conference speaker. She is the wife of Ray Ortlund Jr., who is an author and former seminary professor and pastor, and president at Renewal Ministries. Jani, a former school teacher, holds a master’s degree in education and serves as the executive vice-president at Renewal Ministries. Jani and Ray have been married nearly 50 years. They have four children and fifteen grandchildren.
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.