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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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June 18, 2024

How the Church Helps Communities Heal after Tragedy

Gun violence and tragedy have become all too common in many of our communities, even the ones we thought were "safe." How do we as Christians recover from this trauma and how can we help our neighbors and friends walk through their grief and fear? What is the role of the church in these tragic times?  We will work through these questions with Chris Brooks and Pastor Brian Mowrey today on Equipped!



Brian Mowrey
Brian Mowrey

Brian Mowrey

Brian Mowrey is the Senior Pastor at Kensington Church, a multi-site church in Metro Detroit and Traverse City.  Brian previously served as  Lead Pastor at Walnut Hill Community Church in Southwestern Connecticut.  From that role, he ministered to families impacted by the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in 2012. Brian is a gifted strategic leader and an inspiring teacher. He is uniquely equipped to help leadership teams think innovatively for future success. He enjoys playing hockey, finding his golf ball in the woods, and having fun with friends.  Brian and Becca will celebrate their 21-year anniversary this year. Becca is a tremendous leader and speaker. Brian and Becca have four daughters.

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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.