If you grew up thinking that God wants us to be holy more than He wants us to be happy, you are in for a surprise. God wants us to be both! Author and speaker Barnabas Piper joins Chris Brooks with Biblical teaching that acknowledges our suffering while encouraging the enjoyment of all that’s good!
Barnabas Piper is an assistant pastor at Immanuel Nashville. He is also an author, speaker, husband, and the father of two daughters. He co-hosts the Happy Rant podcast and blogs at BarnabasPiper.com.
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.