Equipped with Chris Brooks
By Moody Radio
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Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages listeners to live an impactful Christian life in a rapidly changing culture.
||CleanTaking Stock of Culture and the Christian||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!||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNews with a Christian Worldview||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!||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeading Your Family to Christ||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!||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTheology for Children||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!||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Lost Art of Discernment||What does it take to be change agents in this old world? What kind of wisdom does it take to speak Biblical truth into your circle of influence? We definitely need discernment if we are going to embrace God’s work of redemption in our culture. Author, blogger, and ministry wife, Hannah Anderson will help us see as God sees so we can engage His world with confidence and hope!||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnduring Faith||Chris concludes his 3-part series about the power of relationships for transforming culture. When circumstances are against us and people are not responding to our Christian witness – do we have the faith to keep on praying, loving and speaking truth? Chris will help us find the strength to endure with people, with ourselves and most of all with God – trusting Him to fulfill His promises in His own time. Don’t miss these time-tested lessons from the life of Nehemiah.||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRelating to the Hostile Pagan||Some folks seem to be impossibly hardened to the Gospel but I’m here to tell you that we serve a God who can change the human heart! On Equipped, Chris Brooks will be sharing more lessons from the book of Nehemiah for becoming those tough-minded, tender-hearted Christians that our hurting world so desperately needs! Join us for powerful principles about relating well to those who are hostile to our faith.||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRelating to the Pleasant Pagan||Chris Brooks begins a 3-part series about the power of relationships for transforming culture – based on the life of Nehemiah. First we’ll learn how to relate to those pleasant people in our lives who don’t know the Lord but are open to listening. What kind of people should we be in order to reach the well? Don’t miss the encouragement on Equipped!||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAging Well||Did you know that we are living longer than many previous generations? It’s true! Whether you’re 30 or 80, we can all learn to be marked by the character of Christ as we grow older. Author, speaker and gracious woman of God June Hunt brings practical wisdom for facing the challenges of aging. Chris and June will take your calls and questions on Equipped about living out our senior years with spiritual strength!||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThriving in a Hostile Culture||Christianity in America no longer holds the influence it once had. It’s beginning to feel like the Church has been sent into a cultural exile but none of this has caught our Sovereign God by surprise! Pastor Erwin Lutzer brings insights for today’s church from Israel’s Babylonian exile. Like that season of Israel’s history, Christians must learn to engage our culture without being spiritually destroyed by it. We welcome your questions about surviving and thriving as Christians in cultural exile!||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom Victim to Survivor to Overcomer||Domestic abuse is a dark secret hidden by many people. It can happen to anyone - regardless of race, religion, education or economic status. Dr. Ramona, a popular psychologist with a thriving practice, lived in an abusive marriage for decades until she found the strength and wisdom to break free. She joins Chris Brooks on Equipped to share her story and take your calls about ending the cycle of abuse and finding healing for the body, mind and soul!||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEvery Good Endeavor||Do you wonder if your job is important in God’s eyes? Katherine Alsdorf from the Redeemer Center for Faith & Work will open our eyes to the rich avenue of discipleship the Lord provides through our everyday jobs! God is at work everywhere, even though the most unlikely people and places. Your job can be so much more than just a job – when you connect it to what God is doing! Once you do, you’ll never look at work the same way again!||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Out & Coming Home||Christopher Yuan believed from a young age that he was gay but he hid his attraction from his family until grad school. The news devastated his parents and years of heartbreak, confusion, and prayer followed - until the Yuans found a place of complete surrender, the place God desires for every family. He joins Chris Brooks to share his story of broken lives, his mother’s faith, and the healing hand of Jesus. Join this discussion with your questions about being gay and finding the way home – to the heart of your family and the heart of God.||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHoles in Our Theology||How religious are Americans and what do we believe about God, Jesus, sin and eternity? Chris will discuss startling survey findings by Ligonier Ministries which clearly shows people are not following clear Biblical truth - even among Evangelicals. He will challenge each of us to embrace theology as a friend because the implications for avoiding it could make the difference between heaven and hell! "The State of Theology" survey results||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Suicide Talk||Suicide is all too common among teens and young adults. Society’s attempts to address the problem fall far short of what our children need. You can count on Equipped to bring a different approach as Chris and his guest, Janet Denison, offer Biblical tools for open communication on this difficult topic. If your life has been impacted by suicide or you need to speak wisely and well to your children about this threat, hope and help are here!||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPreparing our Kids for Troubled Times||Children in America face the threat of violence in places that should feel safe like school and home. How do you explain a good God to a child or teenager who has just come face to face with suffering and loss? As a cold case detective, J. Warner Wallace has addressed many of the hard realities of life. As a student of God’s Word and children’s author, he will share rock solid truths that will help our children navigate their own pain while trusting their heavenly Father. He will also introduce some kid-friendly resources for developing a solid Christian worldview so our children can move into their teen years, secure in their faith.||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCaring for the Hurts of a Nation||It has been a tragic week across our nation. Attacks have been leveled in churches, schools and shopping centers and mail bombs have threatened celebrities and political figures. How can Christ-followers bring peace in the midst of this pain? Pastor and culture-watcher, Dr. Jim Denison joins Chris Brooks today with a redemptive perspective on the news. Our phone lines are open for your questions as we grieve well together and learn to shine the light of Jesus into a hurting world!||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGod in Times of Trouble||Where is God when tragedy strikes? Did He forget you needed Him? Many of us ask these questions when life overwhelms us. Author and pastor Christopher Ash will explain how, even in the middle of swirling emotions and troubling circumstances, our God is still in control! The phone lines will be open on Equipped for you to find sound Biblical answers to the hard questions of life.||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meaning of Marriage||In today’s culture, Christians need to not only agree about traditional marriage, we need to understand why God’s plan good for everyone! Catch a fresh vision for God’s mission for your marriage through a tremendous new resource which unpacks the foundation for Christian marriage and addresses many of the cultural questions of our day.||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Inspiring, encouraging, and informative
I would listen to Chris’s podcast just for his encouraging beginning invitation to rejoice with him for each day! :-) But he also has interesting special guests to help understand what God is doing in our culture. This is a great show!
It isn't enough to just listen casually on the radio because the ideas expressed require some thoughfulness and reflection. So I subscribed to podcast so I can think deeper.
Equipped with Chris Brooks
The World and Everything In It and The Breakpoint Podcast are my favorite news sources. Equipped is my favorite news conversation! I so greatly appreciate the personal nature of Pastor Chris as he and his well chosen, expert guests examine and explore current events through the 'biblical lense' as he says! The show is a Christian comparison to Radio Times, a local show on my local NPR station. Pastor Chris does not shy away from any topic, and his show focuses on issues people face in life, and in their spiritual walk. They discuss tangible ways to handle the situations we face in life, and how to think critically about all that goes on around us. Seeing as how the world presents us with so many heartbreaking and frustrating things to deal with, I so appreciate Pastor Chris's positive view, and daily reminder that this is the day the Lord has made, and no matter what is happening, we will rejoice and be glad in it! This show is both educational and an encouragement. I'm so thankful for it!!