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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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June 06, 2023

The Mother of Modern Evangelicalism

Have you ever heard of Henrietta Mears?  Probably not, but you may know the names of the men she influenced and inspired for Christian ministry. Men like Billy Graham, Bill Bright, and Senator Mark Hatfield.  Today we will discover how this single woman was also used by God to keep the evangelical church firmly planted on Biblical truth in a cultural climate much like our own!



Arlin Migliazzo
Arlin Migliazzo

Arlin Migliazzo

Dr. Arlin C. Migliazzo is Emeritus Professor of History at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington where he taught a wide variety of courses from 1983 to 2018. He has held various administrative positions, written articles and books on a number of topics in American history and the history of evangelicalism.  His most recent book, Mother of Modern Evangelicalism: The Life and Legacy of Henrietta Mears received honorable mention in the 2020 Southwestern Journal of Theology Book of the Year awards and a 2022 Award of Merit from Christianity Today.

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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.