Join the conversation with Michel Hendricks, co-author of The Other Half of Church: Christian Community, Brain Science, and Overcoming Spiritual Stagnation; plus, more Bible Q&A with Open Line's Dr. Michael Rydelnik; and we squeeze in some jokes on Just Joshin'!
Michel Hendricks (M.Div., Denver Seminary) has been a teacher and trainer for more than 25 years. He is the former pastor of spiritual formation at Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette, Colorado. He has also served and trained people in Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Kenya, South Sudan, and Uganda. He is the author of Basic Training for Walking With Jesus and Intentional Apprenticeship and co-author of The Other Half of Church. He and his wife, Claudia, have three adult children.
Dr. Rydelnik is professor of Jewish Studies at Moody Bible Institute and the Bible teacher on Moody Radio's Open Line answering listener Bible questions (Saturday mornings 10–Noon ET). The son of Holocaust survivors, he was raised in an observant Jewish home in Brooklyn, N.Y., and became a follower of Jesus the Messiah during his high school years. He's the author of several books, and co-editor of The Moody Bible Commentary.
Kurt Goff, co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, is a broadcasting veteran with a pastor's heart. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and has more than 30 years of experience anchoring television news and hosting a variety of radio programs around the country. Upbeat and encouraging, Kurt has a passion for connecting people to God. He and his wife, Liz, have two sons.
Kate Bruington is the co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, Midday host, and can also be heard on Music for Sunday. Originally from East Hartford, Conn., Kate brings years of TV and radio experience to Moody Radio in Florida. She attended Boston Conservatory of Music and traveled the country singing before entering the broadcasting field. Kate's pastimes are reading and writing, and she currently spends much of her free time writing a novel. She has two daughters and two grandchildren.