52: The Grace of Dogs – An Interview with Andrew Root – Art of the Sermon

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Guest: Andrew Root – Author, Theologian, and Professor at Luther Seminary (St. Paul, MN)
General Topic: The Grace of Dogs

Introduction to Andy (2:01)
Youth and Family Ministry (2:45)
Philosophy of preaching (3:58)
Inspiration for “The Grace of Dogs” (6:32)
Why are dogs so unique? (10:52)
Sidebar on cats (13:47)
Dogs and children (14:38)
The story behind the title (19:35)
Dogs remind us of our humanity (21:32)
The struggle to write this book (26:02)
Most challenging communication experience (30:43)
Easter or Christmas Eve (32:37)
Impactful communicators (35:11)
Recommended resources (36:40)
How to follow Andy (38:16)

Links to things mentioned in the episode

Reaching out to our guest

AndrewRoot.org (Andy’s website)
@RootAndrew (Twitter)

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Next Episode arrives December 7, 2017!

An interview with Ryan O’Neal, Songwriter and Musician (Sleeping At Last)

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