Welcoming The Waiting

What I wish I had known in high school is how to embrace and even welcome the waiting that comes with walking alongside the Lord.

Trusting God With A Wayward Child

Open-handed faith acknowledges that our responsibility as a parent is not to follow some perfectly formulated equation that ensures a successful outcome, but it recognizes the need to trust fully and completely in God’s ultimate plan knowing that He is our child’s Creator.

Parenting with Patience in a Pandemic

Many thanks to Rooted friend Chap Bettis for his generous offer to Rooted parents! Last week we shared information on his latest resource, Parenting With Patience, a valuable tool for frustrated parents. Given that kids across the nation…

Parenting With Patience: A Resource From Chap Bettis

Chap Bettis, a longtime friend of Rooted, has a new resource for parents. The Parenting with Patience course pairs ten short videos with a workbook containing five lessons on managing anger in the home. Written for use in…

How Long O Lord: The Power of Patience

In his book Objects of His Affection, Scotty Smith says the most often repeated question in the Scriptures is, “How long oh Lord?” Smith says God’s most frequent answer is, “Do not be afraid.” Our patience grows when we…

On Curses and Championships: We are All Cubs Fans

Some stories in sports transcend the playing field. At times, the story of a team’s search for perfection stirs up national appreciation of human achievement. At other times, it’s a story of scandal that stirs up a national…