The Stars of Rooted

I sat on a bar stool eating a burger in Manhattan in the hour following Rooted 2014. My friend, David, and I discussed the line up, focusing on the extraordinary gifts of many of those who lead the…

Rooted2014 Audio: Mark Howard on Purity

Though the purity movement has been popular in many churches, it can have destructive consequences when not held in check by the Gospel of grace.  In this workshop we explore the psychology behind the purity movement and how…

Rooted2014 Audio: Peter Ong on Shame-Based Moralism

One of the most subtle means in which many youth ministries operate is on superstitious faith and/or shame-based moralism, which feeds into culture’s idolatry without even realizing it. This workshop examines our Gospel constants in the context of…