The church is littered with fallen leaders and their victims. It’s plain to see that even the best of us is vulnerable to immorality. What can we do to prevent this kind of kind of personal and pastoral catastrophe? Chris Brooks and pastor and professor Dr. Dwight Perry examine the issues that put ministry leaders at risk and the keys to standing strong!
Dr. Dwight Perry is the Senior Vice President of Education and Provost at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He has served for over forty-four years in full-time vocational ministry as a senior pastor, church planter, denominational executive, faculty member, and academic dean, and served as the first African American Executive Minister and Regional President of Converge Great Lakes (Baptist General Conference). He is the author of several books including Breaking Down Barriers: A Black Evangelical Explains the Black Church and is the general editor of Building Unity in the Church in the New Millennium.
He has been married to his sweetheart, Dr. Cynthia Perry, for over 44 years. They are proud parents of four grown children and six grandchildren.
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.