Sinopsis

Advancing Grace-Driven Youth Ministry

Episodios

  • Ask Alice: Fathers Raising Daughters- A Father’s Day Interview With Dr. Langston Haygood

    Ask Alice: Fathers Raising Daughters- A Father’s Day Interview With Dr. Langston Haygood

    17/06/2020

    In this very special Father’s Day episode of Ask Alice, Alice Churnock interviews her father, Dr. Langston Haygood, a counselor and pastor who raised three daughters (who, in Alice’s words, are all “amazing!”). Listen in as father and daughter have a candid conversation on the joys and trials of raising daughters. Hear his wisdom on meeting the needs…

  • Asian Americans and Racial Reconciliation

    Asian Americans and Racial Reconciliation

    15/06/2020

    In this episode of the Rooted Youth Ministry Podcast, Davis talks with Kevin Yi and Clark Fobes about the Asian-American racial experience and where Asians fit into the ongoing race conversations today. Especially in light of the recent events and calls for justice for the black community, they share how Asian-Americans can reconcile their own…

  • Thanos to Theos: Re-Inking the Color of Comics: A Conversation On Race and Representation in Comics and Ministry

    Thanos to Theos: Re-Inking the Color of Comics: A Conversation On Race and Representation in Comics and Ministry

    11/06/2020

    In this episode, the guys host their first guest, Bryan Brown. Over the last decade, there have been new characters introduced into the comic world that have brought meaningful representation to different ethnicities (Miles Morales, Riri Williams, Kamala Khan, Cindy Moon). Bryan shares why this is so meaningful, especially for the African American community. We…

  • Becket Cook on Shepherding Students During Pride Month

    Becket Cook on Shepherding Students During Pride Month

    09/06/2020

    While visiting Ellijay, GA for a speaking engagement with Autumn Ridge Community Church, author and speaker Becket Cook sat down with Davis Lacey to share this conversation with the Rooted Youth Ministry Podcast. Listen to hear Becket share insights from his book, A Change of Affection: A Gay Man’s Incredible Story of Redemption: his embracing…

  • Ask Alice: Boys and and Eating Disorders

    Ask Alice: Boys and and Eating Disorders

    03/06/2020

    As summer kicks off, many teenagers will experience heightened pressure surrounding body image, leading to disordered eating for some. Thankfully, the gospel provides good news for bodies: They are created by God for good, redeemed by the Incarnation of Jesus, and awaiting a resurrection like his. In this series, Rooted writers discuss how we can…

  • Rooted Youth Ministry Podcast: Discussing A Gentle Answer with Scott Sauls

    Rooted Youth Ministry Podcast: Discussing A Gentle Answer with Scott Sauls

    27/05/2020

    This week of the Rooted Youth Ministry Podcast, Davis Lacey interviews pastor Scott Sauls about his timely new book, A Gentle Answer: Our Secret Weapon in An Age of Us Against Them. Scott Sauls is a longtime friend of Rooted, a veteran conference speaker and lead pastor of our 2018 host church, Christ Presbyterian in Nashville,…

  • Thanos to Theos Episode 5: Friendly Neighborhood Youth Pastor

    Thanos to Theos Episode 5: Friendly Neighborhood Youth Pastor

    15/05/2020

    In this episode the guys discuss their favorite character-arcs throughout the MCU movies. Mike and Clark square off about Captain America staying with Peggy. We wrap up by highlighting ways we help students learn from storytelling in comics. Especially in a “you-do-you” culture, there’s a lot of value in discussing how superheros reveal the tension…

  • All About Boys with David Thomas- Episode One

    All About Boys with David Thomas- Episode One

    06/05/2020

    In this inaugural podcast, veteran Nashville counselor David Thomas introduces us to himself and his family and shares with us the aim for this exciting new Rooted podcast. Designed to help anyone who loves and works with or lives with boys, All About Boys will explore the mental, physical, psychological and spiritual lives of the…

  • Thanos to Theos: Episode 4

    Thanos to Theos: Episode 4

    01/05/2020

    Episode 4 show notes In this episode, we discuss NT Wright’s article in Time Magazine (Christianity Offers No Answer About Coronavirus) – what was helpful and where the article seemed incomplete. In the midst of the conversation, we reflect on the central roles of hope and suffering in comic storytelling and wrap up by sharing some…

  • Ask Alice: The Impact of Birth Order and Family Roles on Sibling Dynamics

    Ask Alice: The Impact of Birth Order and Family Roles on Sibling Dynamics

    29/04/2020

    This episode of Ask Alice combines Biblical wisdom with practical help for families who are spending A LOT of time together. Alice likens families to ecosystems; when every part is healthy, the whole system thrives. But we live in a fallen world, and that means sibling squabbles and strife are inevitable, starting in Genesis 4.…

  • Thanos to Theos: Episode 3

    Thanos to Theos: Episode 3

    22/04/2020

    In this episode the guys discuss the Joker movie: what did we like, what did we hate, and are there any redemptive lessons to learn? We dig into what makes these types of anti-hero movies so popular in recent years. Villains reveal something about the sinful reality of our world that’s worth our attention… and…

  • Thanos to Theos: Episode 2

    Thanos to Theos: Episode 2

    15/04/2020

    In this episode of Thanos to Theos, Clark, Kevin, and Mike enjoy a hearty conversation about who is the most overrated superhero. They also discuss the ways Coronavirus has prompted them to evaluate and rethink their ministries. In this episode, the guys reference the final pages of Tony Payne’s “Trellis and the Vine” where he…

  • Thanos to Theos: Episode 1

    Thanos to Theos: Episode 1

    08/04/2020

    Introducing Thanos to Theos, the newest podcast from Rooted: Thanos to Theos is a podcast for youth workers who are committed to reaching teenagers with the gospel of Jesus Christ, featuring conversations ranging from geek culture (Thanos) to systematic theology (Theos). Join us as we discuss our efforts to contextualize the gospel and sound doctrine…

  • Ask Alice: Silver Linings in the Midst of a Pandemic

    Ask Alice: Silver Linings in the Midst of a Pandemic

    07/04/2020

    In this episode of “Ask Alice,” Alice Churnock reached out to many of her friends in search of COVID-19 “silver linings.” Be encouraged by the responses she reads in this episode … and be equipped to go find some silver linings of your own. This podcast is made available to you by the Rooted Ministry…

  • Ask Alice: Helping Teenagers Deal With Fear in Frightening Times

    Ask Alice: Helping Teenagers Deal With Fear in Frightening Times

    06/03/2020

    In this episode of Ask Alice, licensed professional counselor Alice Churnock guides parents through helping teens manage fears about current events. Answering a parent question about the shocking and highly public death of nine people in a helicopter accident — including Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna– Churnock offers gospel perspective for parents shepherding teens…

  • Rooted Podcast: Watson Jones III on Pastoring to Youth in Church Plants

    Rooted Podcast: Watson Jones III on Pastoring to Youth in Church Plants

    28/02/2020

    At the Rooted 2019 conference in Chicago, Rooted podcast host Davis Lacey sat down with Watson Jones after his plenary. A native of Chicago, Jones is currently pastoring at Compassion Baptist in the city and doing his PhD work on the history of African- American preaching. Lacey and Jones share a background in youth ministry…

  • Rooted Podcast: Answering Your Kids’ Toughest Questions with Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson

    Rooted Podcast: Answering Your Kids’ Toughest Questions with Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson

    21/02/2020

    In this episode of the Rooted Youth Ministry Podcast, Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson sit down with Davis Lacey to discuss best practices for how youth ministers and parents can answer the difficult questions of children and teens.

  • Rooted Podcast: Dorena Williamson on the Importance of Celebrating Black History Month (with Non-Black Students)

    Rooted Podcast: Dorena Williamson on the Importance of Celebrating Black History Month (with Non-Black Students)

    14/02/2020

    In this episode of the Rooted Youth Ministry Podcast, Davis Lacey sits down with Dorena Williamson to discuss the origins of Black History Month, the importance of celebrating Black History Month with students of all ethnic backgrounds, and the opportunities that teenagers have to lead the body of Christ to greater manifestations of Kingdom-driven diversity.…

  • Why Youth Ministry Matters to Collin Hansen

    Why Youth Ministry Matters to Collin Hansen

    07/02/2020

    In this episode of The Rooted Youth Ministry Podcast, our host Davis Lacey sits down with Collin Hansen, editorial director of The Gospel Coalition. Collin speaks to the impact youth ministers can have in the Kingdom of God by sharing how they impacted his own life.

  • Ask Alice: Interview With Melody Lovvorn on Parenting Children Through a Divorce

    Ask Alice: Interview With Melody Lovvorn on Parenting Children Through a Divorce

    31/01/2020

    Melody and Trey Lovvorn are fond of saying, “Our divorce did not work out,” but of course when Trey’s  pornography addiction came to light and they split up, they had no idea that God would heal their hearts, their marriage, and their family in the way that He did. In this episode of Ask Alice,…

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