Archives For Rootedness


[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”1498219535″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”222″]Seeking Rootedness
A Review of

Why the Future of the Church Is Rootedness
Daniel White, Jr. 

Paperback: Cascade Books, 2015
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Reviewed by Jonathan Schindler
Subterranean: Why the Future of the Church Is Rootedness begins in an unexpected place. Author Dan White Jr. was offered “the opportunity of a lifetime to lead a successful megachurch” (p. xiii). White, however, was uneasy with this proposition and began exploring why that might be. He didn’t accept the position, and his loss is the reader’s gain: Subterranean catalogs White’s thoughts on the nature of the church and how to return to its, well, roots.

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I’m going to start assembling some reading lists to accompany the Slow Church book… The book includes a Recommended Reading List as an appendix, but these lists I’m working on will go deeper than that, and will include books that have been released since the launch of Slow Church.

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Part 3: Stability (Rootedness in a place)
Previous Parts of this list:  [ Part 1 ] [ Part 2 ]

Chapter 3: Stability is the Benedictine concept of being rooted in a particular place. We argue that a healthy dose of this rootedness is essential for the well-being of our churches.


Here are some books that fit with this chapter:

[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”B0044XV7HE” locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”224″][easyazon_link identifier=”B0044XV7HE” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture[/easyazon_link]

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

*** If you can only read one other book, on stability, read this one.

*** Read our review


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