What does it really mean to be a Christian? We hear conflicting answers to this question in our culture and sometimes in our churches! Pastor J.D. Greear joins Chris to explain the essential aspects of the Christian message and how the Gospel addresses the most pertinent questions of believers and non-believers alike.
J.D. Greear (PhD, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the pastor of The Summit Church, a gospel-centered community of more than 10,000 in Raleigh Durham, North Carolina. J.D. is the author of several books, including Not God Enough, Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart and Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary. In 2018, he was elected the 62nd president of the Southern Baptist Convention. J.D. and his wife Veronica live in Raleigh, where together they are raising four amazing kids.
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.