Jumper cables are to a car as encouragement is to the soul. We all need a boost at some point. In his book titled, Serve Strong, guest Dr. Terry Powell provides biblical encouragement to God’s servants. He gives the rejuvenation we need when we question, “Is it worth it?” Let's get our hope renewed and our batteries recharged.
Terry Powell holds a Ph.D. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Since 1981, he has taught Bible, Church Education and Leadership classes at Columbia International University in South Carolina. Powell has served as an associate staff member for three churches and is a licensed preacher for the Presbyterian Church in America. He has written or co-authored 19 books, including Now That's A Good Question! How To Lead Quality Bible Discussions.
In addition to his bride of 52 years, Terry has two grown sons and a 12-year-old grandson.
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.