Episode 33: Role of Churches in Social Change

Featuring Rev. Charles W. Brooks

Michael discusses a variety of historical and contemporary issues with Rev. Charles W. Brooks, adjunct professor at Saint Augustine's University and pastor of Poplar Springs Christian Church, on Old Stage Road in Raleigh.

Published on:Feb. 16, 2021

Episode Guest

Rev. Charles W. Brooks

Charles Weldon Brooks is a native of Winston-Salem. In 1978, he graduated from Broughton High School and began a successful study of history and government at Saint Augustine's College in Raleigh. In September 1979, he answered the call and preached his initial sermon under then-Pastor D.A. Peace Sr. While in college, Brooks was called to serve as pastor of Pleasant Union United Church of Christ in Raleigh. After serving the church for three years, he graduated from Saint Augustine's College with a BA degree in History and Government in 1982. He entered the School of Theology at Virginia Union University, where he earned a Master of Divinity degree in 1987. Upon graduation, he returned to North Carolina to serve as pastor of Children's Chapel United Church of Christ until July 1990, when he moved to Poplar Springs United Church of Christ.

Episode Notes

This episode was streamed February 11, 2021.