Brad Roth serves as pastor of Whitestone Mennonite Church in Hesston, Kansas. He grew up baling hay, tending sheep, and shearing Christmas trees on a farm in Illinois. He is a graduate of Augustana College, Harvard Divinity School, and Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. Brad has a heart for serving God and God’s people in rural communities. His first book, God’s Country, won a Christianity Today Book Award of Merit. He’s passionate about sharing faith in word and deed and living out God’s love in the community. He and his wife Lici enjoy bicycling, tending a garden, keeping chickens, and playing with their three sons.