Joel Brooks the senior pastor of Stones Church, a dynamic, 3,000-member, multi-cultural church with campuses in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, Michigan. A nationally-known speaker, he founded Romantic Warrior Ministries and authored The Unspoken Rules of Love which speaks to the heart of women and brings value and fatherhood to women in a world where self-dignity and respect is often lost. A longtime friend of Christian Men’s Network and the Cole family, Pastor Brooks places an emphasis on men taking the leadership role for which God created them. He also targets young adults, challenging them to mature and to accept responsibility. Pastor Brooks also takes a strong stand for racial reconciliation and unity. His television broadcast Transformed is viewed nationally and internationally and has had a dramatic regional impact in West Michigan for over 20 years. He and his wife, Pastor Yvonne, are the proud parents of eight beautiful children and 4 grandchildren.