Andrew Root


Andrew Root (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is Carrie Olson Baalson Professor of Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has written extensively about youth ministry. He is the author of numerous books, including Faith Formation in a Secular Age, The Pastor in a Secular Age, The End of Youth Ministry?, Bonhoeffer as Youth Worker, The Children of Divorce, Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry, and Relationships Unfiltered. He is also the coauthor (with Kenda Creasy Dean) of The Theological Turn in Youth Ministry.


Hamsters Don't Fight Fires!

Andrew Root and Jessica Olien


Educational Ministry in the Logic of the Spirit

Jr. James E. Loder


Ministry in a Secular Age Set

Andrew Root



Andrew Root and Erin Kraan