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Reflections on the Soul of Leadership

Written by Ruth Haley Barton, each reflection provides spiritual guidance and encouragement for those seeking to be in God for the world.

Lectio Divina: Engaging the Scriptures for Spiritual Transformation

By Ruth Haley Barton | July 2, 2019 | 2

Lectio Divina (translated “divine [or sacred] reading”) is an approach to the Scriptures that sets us up to listen for the word of God spoken to us in this present…

Are You Longing for More in Church?

By Ruth Haley Barton | May 28, 2019 | 31

Eventually, someone looking for a church home will ask some variation of this question:  “So, what kind of church are you?” —Kent Carlson While signing books at a conference on…

The Transforming Leader: Giving the Best I’ve Got

By Ruth Haley Barton | September 23, 2004 | 0 Comments

Spiritual transformation has become quite the buzzword in Christian circles today. The good news is that it speaks to our…

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