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Equipped with Chris Brooks

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Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages listeners to live an impactful Christian life in a rapidly changing culture.

Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages listeners to live an impactful Christian life in a rapidly changing culture.

Location:

Chicago, IL

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Moody Radio

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Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages listeners to live an impactful Christian life in a rapidly changing culture.

Language:

English

Contact:

820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610


Episodes

What Comes Next? Getting Ahead of Change

1/27/2021
What if, instead of keeping up with change, you could get ahead of it? Our mission as Christians is unchanging. The world, however, is changing faster than ever before. The realities of life—from how we develop relationships to how we use technology - are key to our spiritual impact. Join us as two amazing innovators guide us through the process of shaping our future and embracing change for the glory of God!

Duration:00:48:49

Turn Your Season Around!

1/26/2021
Darryl Strawberry is synonymous with baseball and home runs! Every kid wanted to hit like the legendary Straw Man! But Darryl’s personal life was out of control until Jesus rescued, redeemed, and restored him! Join Chris Brooks for a personal conversation with Darryl Strawberry as he shares the real story of his life and the victory he found in Christ. This same victory can be yours, no matter what you’ve done or what has been done to you!

Duration:00:48:46

When Jesus says "Follow me”

1/25/2021
The call to follow Jesus is not simply an invitation to pray a prayer; it’s a summons to lose your life and to find new life in him! Our world needs this kind of Christianity! David Platt explores the difference between superficial religion and supernatural regeneration! Find a deeper reality of Christ in your life in 2021! David Platt will be speaking at Moody Bible Institute Founder's Week. Click here for more information.

Duration:00:53:59

Restoring the Lives of the Exploited

1/22/2021
Human Trafficking is one of the oldest evils in the world. Exploiting women, men, and children for profit is illegal. When they are rescued, who cares for the legal consequences of the victims after they are freed? Nate Knapper will introduce the exciting work of the Joseph Project - leveraging legal resources to restore lives shattered by exploitation.

Duration:00:53:53

What Happens When I Die?

1/21/2021
Everyone has questions about life after death. Even strong Christians often ask - What will happen on the day of judgment? Will we have bodies in heaven? And will we be rewarded for living a faithful life? Pastor and theologian Marcus Nodder explains what we can know for certain about death, dying, and life beyond the grave!

Duration:00:47:02

God’s Hand in the Headlines

1/20/2021
It’s time once again for pastor and culture watcher Dr. Jim Denison to bring his perspective on God’s work in our world! As a new United States President is inaugurated today, Dr. Denison joins Chris to focus our hearts on God's hand in the affairs of men.

Duration:00:53:59

Finding Healing for Broken Relationships

1/19/2021
With the rancor and unrest of 2020 in the review mirror, wouldn't it be wonderful if 2021 could be the Year of Reconciliation? What does it take to mend broken relationships and heal the wounds of the past? Chris brings practical wisdom from the Word and prays for healing for our personal and collective relational wounds on this edition of Equipped.

Duration:00:53:59

From the KKK to the Cross of Christ

1/18/2021
As a church-going white supremacist, Tom was consumed by hatred for blacks and Jews. Then he encountered the authentic Gospel of Jesus Christ and became a transformed man! His story could have been ripped from today’s headlines as our nation still struggles with racial unrest. His testimony is a much-needed message for our times! Does God still change hearts? See for yourself in one of the most extraordinary true stories you’ll ever encounter!

Duration:00:53:59

Engaging with Scripture from a Black Perspective

1/15/2021
Every one of us brings a fresh set of eyes to the truth of Scripture. Reading Scripture from the perspective of Black church tradition can help us connect with a rich faith history and address some of the urgent issues of our times. In these days when we need Biblical hope and spiritual direction, don’t miss this crucial conversation with New Testament scholar Esau McCaulley.

Duration:00:53:59

Coming Cultural Trends

1/14/2021
The future is unknown but culture watchers anticipate some crucial trends that will impact the Church and Christian ministries. What are they and how can we effectively address them? Ed Stetzer joins Chris for a very important conversation for Christ-followers, especially if you are in any kind of leadership. Learn to be discerning and wise servants of our Savior as we step into the future. EQUIPPERS - Our 2021 ZOOM MEETING Is TODAY right after the program! DETAILS HAVE BEEN SENT TO YOUR...

Duration:00:53:59

Unmasking Progressive Christianity

1/13/2021
What is “Progressive Christianity” and what are the implications for our faith? Worship leader Alisa Childers unknowingly had her beliefs slowly deconstructed by this false teaching. She joins Chris Brooks to share her journey back to the Biblical, historic faith and a confident relationship with Jesus. Whether you're a seeker, a doubting Christian, or simply need better answers your faith, don’t miss this crucial conversation with Alisa Childers, coming up on Equipped! EQUIPPERS - Our 2021...

Duration:00:53:59

Leading with Tempered Resilience

1/12/2021
Leadership is hard. Whether you are leading a family, a church, a ministry or a business, the job can be overwhelming. This is especially true in our rapidly changing culture. Professor, pastor, and executive coach Tod Bolsinger will walk us through the many ways God creates leaders who are strong and flexible – like tempered steel! EQUIPPERS - Our 2021 ZOOM MEETING Is this THURSDAY, JANUARY 14! DETAILS HAVE BEEN SENT TO YOUR E-MAIL INBOX. Be sure and register for this free online time of...

Duration:00:54:59

Living Like Jesus in a Divided Nation

1/11/2021
In our divided nation, we need to model the love of Jesus everywhere we go! How are you praying for our nation and loving your neighbors? Mark Jobe and Senate Chaplain Barry Black lead us in practical ways to pray, love, and live like Jesus right where we live. EQUIPPERS - Our 2021 ZOOM MEETING Is this THURSDAY, JANUARY 14! DETAILS HAVE BEEN SENT TO YOUR E-MAIL INBOX. Be sure and register for this free online time of encouragement, discussion, and prayer!

Duration:00:55:05

Mother to Son

1/8/2021
As we enter 2021, race is one of the dominant and delicate issues facing the church. The conversations have been primarily shaped by pastors, professors, and politicians but coming up on Equipped, we will talk to a parent.Jasmine Holmes joins Chris to share from her heart as an African American Christian mom about what she wants her sons to know as they grow and enter the world as black men. EQUIPPERS - KICK-OFF 2021 with us via our ZOOM MEETING on JANUARY 14! DETAILS HAVE BEEN SENT TO YOUR...

Duration:00:53:59

Christ-centered Counter Culture

1/7/2021
Yesterday's violence at the US Capitol has left us feeling shocked and dismayed. How can those of us who follow Jesus respond redemptively to this event? Biblical scholar and culture watcher Jim Denison joins Chris Brooks to ground us in Scripture as we look toward the future of our nation.Then, Chris leads us in a timely discussion about the hope and healing that can be ours as we learn to truly love God, love our neighbors, and love our enemies.

Duration:00:55:04

When Jesus says "Follow me”

1/6/2021
The call to follow Jesus is not simply an invitation to pray a prayer; it’s a summons to lose your life and to find new life in him! Our world needs this kind of Christianity! David Platt explores the difference between superficial religion and supernatural regeneration! Find a deeper reality of Christ in your life in 2021! David Platt will be speaking at Moody Bible Institute Founder's Week. Click here for more information. EQUIPPERS - KICK-OFF 2021 with us via our ZOOM MEETING on JANUARY...

Duration:00:53:55

Ministry Trends in 2021

1/5/2021
What does the future of church ministry look like for 2021? Will the changes of 2020 impact how we do church and ministry in the future? William Vanderbloemen helps pastors and ministry leaders prepare for cultural shifts while maintaining a Biblical approach to all we do. He will take your calls and questions as we evaluate the future of Christian ministry. EQUIPPERS - KICK-OFF 2021 with us via our ZOOM MEETING on JANUARY 14! DETAILS HAVE BEEN SENT TO YOUR E-MAIL INBOX. Be sure and register...

Duration:00:53:59

Equipped to Impact 2021

1/4/2021
Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth joins Chris Brooks with a spiritual heart-check to start the New Year off with hearts renewed in the Lord. Then Chris reviews some cultural and spiritual trends facing believers this year so we can be prepared to respond as Jesus would. Preparing our hearts and minds for 2021 today on Equipped! EQUIPPERS - KICK-OFF 2021 with us via our ZOOM MEETING on JANUARY 14! DETAILS HAVE BEEN SENT TO YOUR E-MAIL INBOX. Be sure and register for this free online time of...

Duration:00:53:59

Make Your Voice Heard in Heaven

1/1/2021
It seems we will do everything to make our voices heard: we march, we post, we tweet, we even phone a friend! Yet, there is one place we often forget to call. We forget to call heaven! U.S. Chaplain Barry Black has seen prayer change many things over the years. He will challenge us - personally and collectively - to pray in a way that God will hear! Don’t miss this New Year’s Day edition of Equipped! EQUIPPERS - KICK-OFF 2021 with us via our ZOOM MEETING on JANUARY 14! DETAILS HAVE BEEN SENT...

Duration:00:53:59

The World-Changing Impact of Christianity

12/31/2020
What would the world be like if the Christian faith never existed? There are people who would like a world without Christians, but what are they really asking? New Testament scholar and apologist, Dr. Jeremiah Johnston will pull back the curtain on the world before Christianity and unveil the far-reaching ways Christianity is good for humanity! EQUIPPERS - KICK-OFF 2021 with us via our ZOOM MEETING on JANUARY 14! DETAILS HAVE BEEN SENT TO YOUR E-MAIL INBOX. Be sure and register for this free...

Duration:00:53:59