A 2012 Newsweek article cites “the fastest-growing segment of belief among the young is atheism.” In his book, God’s Not Dead: Evidence for God in an Age of Uncertainty (Thomas Nelson, March 2013), Broocks offers a clear, understandable overview of the evidence for God as well as the credibility of the Christian faith, while responding directly to many skeptical claims. Broocks is the co-founder of the Every Nation family of churches, which currently includes more than 1,000 churches in more than 60 countries. Present on hundreds of college campuses, Broocks has spent the last 30 years with Every Nation focusing on equipping college students around the world to defend their faith.
Dr. Rice Broocks serves as the senior minister of Bethel World Outreach Church in Nashville, Tennessee, where he provides oversight for this multi-ethnic, multisite church, currently meeting in locations in Middle Tennessee, Texas, and Arizona. He is the author of books, including, God’s Not Dead, Every Nation In Our Generation and the Purple Book (Biblical Foundations). He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Mississippi State University, a master’s degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississipi., as well as a doctorate in missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Broocks lives in Franklin, Tennnessee with his wife, Jody, and their five children.
– How did you get the vision to write God’s Not Dead?
– Did you ever think it would be made into a movie?
– What lessons have the Lord taught you in the process?
– Who have been your mentors?
– How have they impacted your leadership?
– What is the SALT Method of evangelism?
– What is the God Test?
– How is God using it?
– Where did you grow up?
– Who influenced you most in your growing up years?
– How did you become a Christian?
– When your brother Ben was an atheist in law school, how did he respond when you shared the Gospel?
1 Peter 3:15 “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,…”