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Andrew Root (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is the Olson Baalson associate professor of youth and family ministry at Luther Seminary (St. Paul, Minnesota). He is the author of several books, including Relationships Unfiltered and coauthor of The Theological Turn in Youth Ministry with Kenda Creasy Dean. Andy has worked in congregations, parachurch ministries, and social service programs. He lives in St. Paul with his wife, Kara, two children, Owen and Maisy, and their two dogs, Kirby and Kimmel. When not reading, writing, or teaching, Andy spends far too much time watching TV and movies.
His use of characters is well thought out and fits within the framework of the message of the book.
The book fleshes out these concepts in the context of Nadia and her struggle to bring that understanding to youth, parents and leaders of the church.
In fact, I would say that it would lead someone, looking for help with youth ministry, to more questions than answers.
There are a few reasons that I would rate this book as one that I disliked. Being so short, it was not worth the money, it forces a rather neo-orthodox, existential, and liberal... Read morePublished 9 months ago by njohnson
Taking Theology to Youth Ministry is an attempt by Andrew Root to explore new territory in theology books by taking readers through a theological journey via the books main... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jonathan Kaehler
This is an interesting book on youth ministry. It was half-written as a story, but the author would sometimes, seemingly at random, stop the story to interject his thoughts into... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Zyyth