Brad Roth Book Signing
October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Local pastor and new author Brad Roth will be visiting Faith & Life to sign copies of his new book, “God’s Country: Faith, Hope and the Future of the Rural Church”. Brad serves as a pastor a West Zion Mennonite Church. He has a heart for serving God and God’s people in Rural communities.
From the publisher:
With the poetic force of Kathleen Norris and the pastoral warmth of Eugene Peterson, Kansas pastor Roth sets forth a vision for vibrant rural churches, for ministry in congregations that bear a profound sense of both loss and possibility, and for harvesting fruits of transformation and renewal. Rooted in stories from Scripture, his own ministry, and interviews with rural church leaders, Roth offers a sturdy theological and practical alternative to church-growth strategies that rely on success stories and flashy metrics. Reclaiming God’s vision for the rural church, Roth writes, means learning how to praise, abide, watch, pray, grow, work the edges, die, befriend, and dream. In God’s Country, rediscover the stunning abundance of God’s presence in rural communities. Name the ways that the rural church testifies to God’s glory and goodness. Learn to live and love and minister right where you are, no matter how small or unassuming it may seem.