Project Hood: Roadside Revelations

Project Hood: Roadside Revelations

About Pastor Brooks

A Pastor, a businessman, a philanthropist, a mentor and a visionary, Pastor Corey B Brooks Sr. founded New Beginnings Church of Chicago, an urban, non-denominational inner city church on Chicago’s south side with 250 members in November of 2000 and has grown to over 3000 members to date.

Pastor Brooks is prolific in expository life-application preaching, a church planter and studier of social trends while maintaining ministry relevancy. Worshipping in a facility that houses a private Christian school (K-8th), state of the art music/dance studio and a fitness center, Pastor Brooks is a 21st century catalyst offering hope to the hopeless

Affectionately known as the HOODologist, for leading impactful community efforts to address the social, educational, economical and spiritual ills that burden inner city communities, Pastor Brooks has been called upon to minister in several countries, teaching others how to maximize their ministries by developing key strategies, systems and structures unique to their vision.

Pursuing a Vision to eradicate violence one block at a time, Pastor Brooks is the founder of Project HOOD, a not-for profit community initiative Helping Others Obtain Destiny, by seeking to eliminate violence and provide a model for other inner city communities to thrive.

A graduate of Ball State University and Grace Theological Seminary, Pastor Brooks is married to Delilah Brooks and they are the proud parents of four children.

Previous Posts

Encouragement When You NEED It!
Henry Ford once said “If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.” This past week I have been overwhelmed with emotions while attempting something some say is impossible – stopping gun violence. I keep talking to myself, saying Quit! No, Keep going! Quit! Ke

posted 5:40:08pm Aug. 13, 2012 | read full post »

Dark Knights will not Prevail
Today is Sunday, July 22,2012. Like no other day, since camping out on the roof and walking across America, my heart is so heavy.  I am grieving like no other time before.   At the time of this writing, 12 people are dead, the youngest being a 6 year old, all victims of gun violence.  59 others

posted 1:12:50pm Jul. 22, 2012 | read full post »

Walking the Walk
Exodus 18:20 (King James Version) And thou shalt teach them ordinances and laws, and shalt shew them the way wherein they must walk, and the work that they must do. Revelation: If things are to get any better, we must show our children the way to walk. There is so much to be said about those t

posted 5:03:57pm Jul. 20, 2012 | read full post »

Roadside Revelations
The past few weeks on the road have provided me the time to reflect on things that I may not have in the busyness of being a Husband, Father, Pastor and community member. Often, we have to be removed from the noise of everyday, and just tune into God. As you may know, I love social media and it ke

posted 1:47:45pm Jul. 17, 2012 | read full post »

Walking Across America Part 2
In 11 days, we have walked 205 miles! Starting in New York from Times Square the team is resting in the historical city Gettysburg, PA. The place of the American civil war, the North versus the South, the Union versus the Confederates… This is such a surreal moment for me. Abraham Lincoln was p

posted 8:41:57pm Jun. 20, 2012 | read full post »


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