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This lecture will discuss the unique role the church plays in a market-based economic system, and will examine the moral imperatives given in scripture and Christian social thought that are foundational to building an economy that allows flourishing and ensures justice for all.   Pastor Brooks explains the vital relationship between economics and moral philosophy for a free and virtuous society.

Pastor Christopher Brooks

Chris Brooks is the senior pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also serves as campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Mich. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, he is author of Kingdom Dreaming (2009) and Urban Apologetics (2014). He graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in finance, completed his M.A. in Christian apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics.

Click here to check out Chris' radio show Equipped!

Or click here to see more of his work at Moody Radio's website.

Event Details

Start Date


Mark Murray Auditorium at Acton Institute
98 E Fulton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
United States


12:00-1:00 PM | 11:30 AM Doors Open


Individuals- $15
Students- $10

(Includes box lunch and a beverage*)
*To guarantee your box lunch please register at least 48 hours in advance


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