Category Archives: Blog

Why We Celebrate

Published by Rooted Network on April 12, 2022

A few years ago, my mom bought me an album called “The Art of Celebration.” Yeah…my mom still buys me music. But that’s not the point. What I love about the album is that it captures the very essence of celebration: connecting the dots...

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The Rhythm of Sacrifical Generosity

Published by Rooted Network on March 10, 2022

      “Now all the believers were together and held all things in common.” They gave where there was need.” - Acts 2:44-45 Everything we have has been given to us by God. Because of His generosity towards us, we...

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Leading Through Change

Published by Rooted Network on March 8, 2022

Imagine your supervisor comes to you and says, “Get ready! Things are about to change around here.” What thoughts or emotions instinctually rise to the surface? Are they positive or negative? If you are like the majority of the population,...

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3 Ways Rooted Combats Individualism

Published by Rooted Network on March 1, 2022

“I’d love to do Rooted! Do you offer it every night of the week, and can I pick and choose when (or if) I show up? If so, then I’m in!" –  Fortunately, no one has actually said this to me, but it’s what I assume every person in my...

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The Rhythm of Serve the Community

Published by Rooted Network on February 24, 2022

“Now all the believers were together and held all things in common.” They gave where there was need.” - Acts 2:44 - 45 We believe that, as Christians, we are called and equipped by the Holy Spirit to share God’s love with those...

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Letters From The Future

Published by Rooted Network on February 15, 2022

  There is an episode on the hit television show “The Office” where paper salesman Jim Halpert sends a fax to his former co-worker, Dwight Schrute. From time to time, Jim sends Dwight faxes…from future Dwight. A rather...

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What “Regular People” Told Eric Geiger about Studying Theology

Published by Rooted Network on February 10, 2022

“If you do not listen to theology, that will not mean you have no ideas about God, rather it will mean you have a lot of wrong ones.” — C.S. Lewis The following is an excerpt from 4 Most Common Comments from “Regular People” about...

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Thom Rainer Says Rooted Might Be the Best Discipleship Pathway He’s Seen

Published by Rooted Network on February 8, 2022

"Let me explain why I’m having trouble curbing my enthusiasm... It is not an overstatement to say Rooted is a movement today," Thom Rainer wrote on churchanswers.com. The following is an excerpt from his original blog post. Rooted Is a...

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The Rhythm of Repentance

Published by Rooted Network on February 3, 2022

In response to the gospel, Peter exhorts the people to: “Repent and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” (Acts 2:37-39). All throughout...

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5 Benefits of a Centralized Prayer Experience

Published by Rooted Network on February 1, 2022

Few things sound as overwhelming to Rooted participants as the Prayer Experience. Two to three hours of praying during Week 3 of Rooted? Let’s be honest, most people don’t spend 30 minutes a day praying, much less a few hours seeking to hear...

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