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Equipped with Chris Brooks

Moody Radio

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 features special guests and welcomes your participation by calling in and by plugging in through social media.

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 features special guests and welcomes your participation by calling in and by plugging in through social media.
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Location:

Chicago, IL

Networks:

Moody Radio

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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 features special guests and welcomes your participation by calling in and by plugging in through social media.

Language:

English

Contact:

820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610


Episodes

Are Missionaries Necessary?

12/13/2018
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Does the world still need American missionaries or do we just get in the way of the Gospel message? The recent death of a young missionary killed by an isolated tribe in Southeast Asia raises important questions about the future of missionary work. Michelle Atwell of SEND International will address the ethics of the missionary mandate and answer your questions about cross-cultural evangelism.

Duration:00:47:46

Biblical Views on the News

12/12/2018
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National and international news stories often bring opportunities for Biblical conversations. Dr. Jim Denison is a pastor and culture watcher who blogs regularly on current events. He joins Chris to discuss several key news stories from a redemptive perspective – bringing the hope of the Gospel into all of life!

Duration:00:47:47

Sharing the Gospel with Millennials / Every Campus

12/11/2018
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More than half of America’s colleges and universities have NO active group of Christians on campus. York Moore wants to change that fact! He brings news of an exciting endeavor we can join - bringing the Gospel to every campus in our country! Then Chris and York will discuss the challenge of reaching Millennials for Christ. The phone lines will be open and your questions are welcome - on Equipped with Chris Brooks!

Duration:00:47:49

Answering the Challenge

12/10/2018
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How can Christians be relevant in today’s world? Chris Brooks will talk over several key items Christ-followers face in today’s culture. It’s time to combine critical thinking with Biblical truth as we answer the challenges of our time and speak confidently to those who need our Jesus. Your questions and perspectives are always welcome on Equipped with Chris Brooks!

Duration:00:47:48

Christmas Traditions Unveiled!

12/7/2018
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What is your favorite Christmas tradition? Is it the carols and music, decorating the Christmas tree - or the candlelight service at church? Chris Brooks talks to author and story-teller Ace Collins about the history, people and meaning behind our best-loved Christmas customs as we point people to Jesus through many traditions of this season!

Duration:00:47:49

Isaiah: Promises & Prophecies

12/6/2018
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What better time to dig into the book of Isaiah than at Christmas? Often called “the fifth gospel” the book of the prophet Isaiah has more to say about Israel’s coming Messiah, Jesus, than any other Old Testament book. Scholar and professor Dr. Sandra Richter will help us uncover the rich promises and prophecies contained in this ancient book. Prepare to deepen your faith and stretch your study skills as we learn relevant, timely truth from the book of Isaiah.

Duration:00:47:50

The Women of Christmas

12/5/2018
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As the sacred season of Christmas arrives, what do you know about Mary, the mother of Jesus, her cousin Elizabeth and an old woman named Anna? Aren’t you glad that our God chose to record the stories of the women He used in the life of His Son? In a time when women had no rights and little respect, it is significant that God chose to highlight their lives. So let’s learn what the Lord wants us to learn through these women with author and speaker, Liz Curtis Higgs!

Duration:00:47:49

Zeal Without Burnout

12/4/2018
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Can we ever sacrifice too much in service to God? Is it possible to let the demands of ministry drive us farther than God intended us to go? Christopher Ash found himself headed down that dark path, and learned some valuable truth along the way! If you are weary in your Christian service, don’t miss Equipped as this dear pastor and Bible teacher helps us find the balance between serving others and caring for ourselves – all to God’s glory!

Duration:00:47:50

Unwrapping the Names of Jesus

12/3/2018
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Names have power – and there is One whose name makes an eternal difference! It’s easy to forget who Jesus is, not because we don’t remember but because our hearts cease to be amazed! On Equipped, Chris Brooks and author Asheritah CiuCiu will help you will discover the WOW factor in the names of Jesus given throughout Scripture. Join us as we prepare to worship the Babe in the manger who is our Savior, our Life, our King, and more!

Duration:00:47:49

Embracing Evangelism

11/30/2018
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Many folks are intimidated to share our faith with others, but it doesn’t have to be hard! Dr. Rick Richardson, one of our nation’s leading evangelists, will help us learn to engage others in faith conversations naturally and without fear. He will also share exciting opportunities for pastors to lead their congregation to be passionate and skillful in evangelism. The phone lines will be open for your questions about approachable evangelism,

Duration:00:47:49

New Efforts at Prison Reform

11/29/2018
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We have heard the news stories about overcrowded prisons, unjust convictions and the revolving door of those who serve their time only to return a few years later. Craig DeRoche of Prison Fellowship, has seen first-hand what it takes to bring enduring change to broken men and women in our nations’ prisons. He joins Chris Brooks for a frank discussion on creating a more restorative criminal justice system.

Duration:00:47:47

Welcome to Adulting

11/28/2018
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You're an adult . . . now what? Being an adult is hard but sometimes we make it harder than it has to be! As the pastor of one of the largest ministries to 20-somethings in Texas, JP Pokluda knows the challenges facing the next generation. He will help you navigate issues like friendships and dating, career and money management, controlling anxiety and much more! If you are new to this thing called “adulting” bring your questions and join the conversation!

Duration:00:47:46

Discerning Truth in an Age of Tolerance

11/27/2018
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How do we recognize false teaching in a society that worships tolerance more than truth? Pastor Erwin Lutzer teaches us to identify 5 false gospels that have sadly infiltrated even Evangelical churches. We will reclaim “the faith was once delivered to the saints” and speak it with grace and truth! Chris Brooks and Dr. Lutzer look forward to your questions about discerning the Gospel truth!

Duration:00:47:49

Avoiding the Landmines of Leadership

11/26/2018
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If you are in Christian service, especially if you are in leadership, you know it can be a challenge to maintain your joy and serve well. Dr. Joe Stowell has led churches and Christian organizations for many years. He will share his leadership insights and help us avoid the pitfalls of discouragement and temptation. Chris and Dr. Stowell welcome your questions about surviving the ministry with your reputation intact.

Duration:00:47:40

Coming Out & Coming Home

11/23/2018
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Christopher Yuan believed from a young age that he was gay. When he finally came out to his family, the news devastated his parents. Years of heartbreak and confusion followed - until the Yuans found a place of complete surrender, the place God desires for every family. Dr. Yuan will share his story of broken lives, his mother’s faith, and the healing hand of Jesus.

Duration:00:47:48

When Holidays Aren’t Happy

11/22/2018
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This time of year can be painful to many who are lonely, grieving or simply unsure of how to face a difficult family issue. If that’s you, you don’t have to walk this journey alone! Chris Brooks will talk with Dr. Sabrina Black, a gifted family therapist. Together they share wisdom, prayer and encouragement for navigating this season with courage, faith and power.

Duration:00:47:49

Taking Stock of Culture and the Christian

11/21/2018
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Join Chris Brooks and Ed Stetzer as they review cultural trends and events from a Biblical point of view and challenges us to faith-filled living! You are always invited to join the discussion through your calls, texts and tweets!

Duration:00:47:51

News with a Christian Worldview

11/20/2018
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National and international news stories often bring opportunities for Biblical conversations! Chris Brooks and Dr. Jim Denison keep a sharp eye on current events, too. They look forward to hearing your take as they discuss key news stories with a redemptive perspective. Together we will bring the hope of the Gospel into all of life!

Duration:00:47:50

Leading Your Family to Christ

11/19/2018
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What is one simple thing you can do a few times a week to impress your children with the greatness and glory of God and His gift of salvation? And what if that one thing will stay with them all through their lives? Chris Brooks and Dr. Don Whitney will answer these questions about passing your faith along to your family today!

Duration:00:47:51

Theology for Children

11/16/2018
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The next generation is facing a truth-less world. As parents, it’s our job to instill sound Biblical teaching into our children – a theological foundation that will not shift with the times. Professor Dan DeWitt and author Trillia Newbell will help us find resources and inspiration to teach young ones the basics of the faith. Bring your questions about leading little ones into precious theological truth!

Duration:00:47:48