We live in a stressed-out world. We feel it, our kids feel it, and even our pastors wonder if they can keep going.
If you want to get practical about overcoming stress, don’t miss this edition of Equipped as Chris Brooks talks with pastor and ministry leader Tom Nelson. They share wisdom from science and the Bible for building resilience and personal wholeness so we can overcome the challenges of life!
Dr. Tom Nelson is president of Made to Flourish, a community of pastors encouraging churches to connect faith with work and the economy. He is also the lead senior pastor of Christ Community Church in Kansas City. Dr. Nelson has authored several books including Ekklesia: Rediscovering God’s Design for the Church and The Economics of Neighborly Love: Investing in Your Community's Compassion and Capacity. He has served on the Board of Regents of Trinity International University and is on the leadership team of the Oikonomia Network.
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.