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Tuesday April 24 | 6:30 PM
St. Mary's Cultural Center
18100 Merriman | Livonia

You're cordially invited to the Life Challenge Gala, our annual fundraising event! Rev. Chris Brooks, Pastor of Evangel Ministries in Detroit--as well as a Dean at Moody Theological Seminary, a National Radio Host, Community Developer and Author--will be our keynote speaker. He will be speaking about healing and reconciliation through Christ. It will be an evening of reflection, celebration, and fellowship as we enjoy a lovely dinner, creative presentations of testimonies, music from the LC Choir and more. 

$50/person   register now
Be sure to register soon! This event always fill up quickly and space is limited.





Chris Brooks is a Pastor, Radio Host, Dean and Community Developer. Since 2004 he has served as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1,600-member church in the heart of Detroit. Chris is also a Dean at Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. He is a popular national radio host of Equipped with Chris Brooks, which is heard on over 200 stations throughout the U.S. and Canada, and has authored two books, Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics

He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently a doctoral candidate at Asbury Theological Seminary, studying the integration of Economics and Theology. He and his wife Yodit, are the proud parents of Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah and Sophia.




Rev. Jamie Kjos is an anointed minister of the gospel, and Senior Pastor of Brightmoor Christian Church, a dynamic church in Novi (home church for our students). He is a great friend of Life Challenge and is on our Board of Directors. He also serves as Sectional Presbyter for the Assemblies of God, Michigan District. Pastor Jamie received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies at Central Bible College and a Master’s Degree from AG Theological Seminary. He is married to Kim and has two wonderful children.




Jeff Bonzelaar serves as the Executive Director of Life Challenge Ministries and has been with the ministry for almost 30 years. He is an ordained minister and a Michigan District Sectional Presbyter with the Assemblies of God. He holds a Master's Degree from, and is presently pursuing a doctoral degree with, Fuller Theological Seminary. A board member for Franklin Road Christian School, Jeff has been married to Lori for 28 years. Together they have four sons and two daughters-in-law.



MUSIC | Residents & Staff with Special Guests

Come and worship with us as we celebrate work of the Holy Spirit in the lives of the men and women who have been transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. There will be lots of music and special musical and spoken word presentations by our residents along with special guests from our church family.




April 24, 2018   through   9:30 PM
St Marys Cultural Center
18100 Merriman Rd
Livonia, MI 48152
United States

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Phone: 313-531-0111
Registration Fee
Select Number of Tickets
One Ticket $ 50.00
Two Tickets $ 100.00
Three Tickets $ 150.00
Four Tickets $ 200.00
Five Tickets $ 250.00
Six Tickets $ 300.00
Seven Tickets $ 350.00
Eight Tickets $ 400.00
Nine Tickets $ 450.00
Table (10 Tickets) $ 500.00

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