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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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February 16, 2024

God’s Design for Cultural Diversity

America’s ethnic diversity is so beautiful, but why must it come with pain?
For answers, let’s go back to the beginning.  What was God’s original intent for racial and cultural differences? Dr. Steven Bryan joins Chris Brooks to answer that question and help us practically live it out in our communities, homes, and churches!



Dr. Steven Bryan
Dr. Steven Bryan

Dr. Steven Bryan

Dr. Steven M. Bryan (PhD, Cambridge University) is professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Prior to coming to Trinity, Steven was a theological educator in Ethiopia for over 20 years at the Evangelical Theological College and the Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology in Addis Ababa.  He also served as director of SIM Ethiopia for six years. He and his wife, Dawn, have three sons and a daughter-in-law.

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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.