It’s no secret that most pastors have a tough job, and the pressure can be overwhelming. If that’s you, or you are concerned for your pastor, join Chris Brooks as he talks with two seasoned pastors, Ray Ortlund and Sam Allberry. Their encouragement will help you build a healthy church culture and reinvigorate a Christ-centered vision for ministry!
Ray Ortlund is the president of Renewal Ministries, the pastor to pastors at Immanuel Nashville Church, and a canon theologian with the Anglican Church in North America. He is the author of several books, including The Death of Porn; Preaching the Word commentaries on Isaiah and Proverbs; and Marriage and the Mystery of the Gospel. He is also a contributor to the ESV Study Bible. Ray and Sam Allberry co-host the You're Not Crazy podcast.
Ray and his wife, Jani, have been married for fifty years.
Sam Allberry is a pastor based at Immanuel Nashville Church in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also a canon theologian for the Anglican Church in North America and a senior fellow at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is the author of 7 Myths about Singleness; Is God Anti-Gay?; and What God Has to Say about Our Bodies. He and Ray Ortlund co-host the You're Not Crazy podcast.
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.