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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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October 30, 2023

The Future Focus of Missions

The populations of the world are changing with mass movements of refugees and immigrants. So, what does this mean for the future of global missions?  Should we still be reaching the unreached, or have they come to us? Missio Nexus president Ted Esler unpacks the answers and offers innovative insights for reaching the world with the Gospel!

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Ted Esler
Ted Esler

Ted Esler

Ted Esler is the President of Missio Nexus, an association of agencies and churches representing over 53,000 Great Commission workers worldwide. He worked in the computer industry before becoming a church planter in Sarajevo, Bosnia, during the 1990's. Ted is the author of Overwhelming Minority, which tells the story of their family's ministry in Bosnia and he authored The Innovation Crisis: Creating Disruptive Influence in the Ministry You Lead.
Ted writes regularly about global missions, leadership, and the church and holds a PhD in Intercultural Studies (Fuller Theological Seminary, 2012).

Collin Lambert
Collin Lambert

Collin Lambert

Collin G. Lambert is the founder and president of Lambert Creative Media.  With almost 42 years of engagement in media, Collin brings a world of experience to his work with organizations and businesses of every size.  Previously, Collin served as Vice President of Moody Radio, the not-for-profit media arm of the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Collin served with Moody for over 15 years, serving as Vice President for the last 7 1/2 years.  In his role at Moody, he also planned, executed and instructed numerous international media training events in Africa and Eastern Europe. 
In addition to his duties with Lambert Creative Media, Collin currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Religious Broadcasters, as the Director of Radio Products for Resource Global, Host and producer of Missions TodayHost of various video podcasts at Lambert Creative Media's YouTube Channel, and afternoon announcer on The Bridge Austin (AM1120/101.1FM). Collin and his wife, Patti, have three grown children and live in their hometown of Austin, Texas.

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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.