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Immanuel: God With Us

Published by Hannah Ellenwood on December 3, 2019

Each year, as Advent comes around, there is some new truth about the reality of God becoming man and dwelling with us that God gives me to ponder and meditate on throughout that season. This year, the new truth came unexpectedly as we were sitting in...

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The 7 Rhythms of Rooted

Published by Rooted Network on October 28, 2019

I grew up playing music. So, I may be biased here, but there is a section of any band that is more important than others: the rhythm section. The drummer and bass guitarist lay the musical foundation for everything to stand on.  You don’t know...

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Groups That Grow Deeper

Published by Rooted Network on August 26, 2019

“How was your group last night?” I hesitantly texted a congregant.  After a few moments too long, the reply finally came, “I’m sorry David, but I just don’t like my group. It feels like a waste of time.”   This was the type of...

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Chasing Two Rabbits

Published by Rooted Network on July 30, 2019

Confucius is credited with saying, “The man who chases two rabbits, catches neither.” It is a statement about focus, and it is true. If you chase two rabbits at the same time, you won’t catch either one because they will pull you in different...

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Stepping Into Freedom

Published by Rooted Network on July 2, 2019

Every year on July 4th, I get together with family and friends and celebrate something I honestly don’t fully grasp the weight of; freedom.  While it certainly is an overused American cliché you’ll usually find on t-shirts bearing the statue...

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Leading Through Change

Published by Rooted Network on June 6, 2019

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, the...

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3 Ways Rooted Combats Individualism

Published by Rooted Network on April 29, 2019

“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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Preparing For Spiritual Battle

Published by Rooted Network on April 1, 2019

How To Equip Rooted Facilitators For The Reality Of A Spiritual Journey Rooted, Hiking and the Spiritual JourneyA few summers ago my wife and I invited some of our close friends out to the mountains of Colorado for a week-long vacation. Our...

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5 Benefits of a Centralized Prayer Experience

Published by Rooted Network on March 6, 2019

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 from...

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A Tool For Cultural Change

Published by Rooted Network on February 7, 2019

Over the last ten years, the Latino culture has changed drastically in the United States - especially in its perspective and involvement in the Church. The majority of people with Hispanic heritage come from a Catholic background. They’ve claimed...

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