What does it take to have a marriage that goes the distance? Today, Chris Brooks and his wife, Yodit, along with Dave and Ann Wilson of Family Life Today, will have a candid conversation about making it through the highs and lows of life together while keeping their focus on the Lord. Their honesty may be just the encouragement you need to keep your marriage strong. Don’t miss this Valentine’s Day edition of Equipped!
Yodit Brooks is a wife, mother, and pastor’s wife of 25+ years. She serves faithfully in Woodside Bible Church where her husband, Christopher Brooks, is Senior Pastor. Yodit cares deeply about kids in foster care and orphans and is an advocate for adoption. In 2010, she founded Infinite Love Orphan Care Ministry. Yodit and Chris have been married for over 25 years. They are the proud adoptive and biological parents of six children, Christopher, Zoe, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.
Dave and Ann Wilson are the hosts of FamilyLife Today®, FamilyLife’s nationally syndicated radio program. They have been married for more than 40 years and have spent over 30 years teaching and mentoring couples and parents across the country. Dave and Anne have co-authored the books Vertical Marriage and No Perfect Parents and are co-founders of Kensington Community Church, a national, multi-campus church in Michigan. Dave was also the chaplain of the Detroit Lions for 33 years. The Wilsons live in the Detroit area. They have three grown sons, three daughters-in-law, and a growing number of grandchildren.
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.