Season 10: Episode 2 | The Road Map of Spiritual Formation, Part 2

Ruth Haley Barton and Steve Wiens continue their conversation about the road map of spiritual formation and discuss what it means to be transformed into the image of Christ. Confirmed to the image of Christ does not mean we are trying to copy Christ, because when we try to copy someone we are not being changed. This is something far deeper. A wonderful rich conversation about holiness as wholeness. Nope it is not Joan Crawford, but Joan Rivers. If you feel shame, you want to listen to this episode. We conclude with the idea of what “for the sake of others” means.


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This season we are walking through Invitation to a Journey, part of the Transforming Resources collection published by InterVarsity Press. We encourage you to get a copy of the book, and now more than ever is a great way to support a local book store, or you can buy it directly from the publishers website. IVP is even offering Invitation to A Journey at 30% off — Visit them at and use code: SOUL30. Offer expires on July 15, 2020.

Mentioned in this podcast:
Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map for Spiritual Formation, M. Robert Mulholland
The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self-Discovery by David Benner
Mr Rogers Documentary: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

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Music Credit:
I am New by Joel Hanson. Kingdom Come by Aaron Niequist

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The Joan Rivers interview is here:
Just watching it made me cry.
Just started the book and appreciate each podcast. Beautiful episode today with wise words. Thank you.

Thanks Kellie, I added it to the show notes.

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