Christians never need to shy away from the tough times in life even as our world is changing because our God never changes. His Word is the one sure thing, which is why we need to view all of life through the lens of a Biblical worldview! Join us as we apply the unchanging truth of Scripture to important issues impacting our world on this edition of Equipped!
We are living in a season of uncertainty where our young people especially struggle with anxiety. Kara Powell from the Fuller Youth Institute will help us understand their pain and learn effective ways to meet their needs. She will also offer a tremendous new resource for teens to find Faith in an Anxious World. If you struggle with fear or have young people in your home, don’t miss this important conversation!
What is your view of Jesus Christ? Is He the Son of God and Savior of our souls or is He merely a good teacher? Can we know for sure that He is alive today? On this Message Monday, Chris Brooks will address those questions as we delve into the book of Luke together! Join us to find answers to the intellectual and personal barriers many people have to Christianity.
Spiritual and mental health is the focus on Friday’s Equipped! First, we visit Italy to learn how COVID-19 is actually strengthening the church there. Then Dr. Sabrina Black helps us process our own grief and sorrow over the suffering, death and lost opportunities during this time of crisis. We will join together in prayer and hope on this edition of Equipped!
The government just passed a stimulus package called the CARES Act. What will this do for our local churches, non-profits, and small businesses? Bill Vanderbloemen has been studying this and brings encouragement and answers for ministry leaders and entrepreneurs. If your church, ministry or small business has questions about what the CARES Act means for you, join us for this edition of Equipped!
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-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 DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.