Tag Archives: Ruth Haley Barton

The Long Journey Home: 2016’s Desires, Part 2!


“But the things that began to happen after that were so great and beautiful that I cannot write them.” The above quote is the way C.S. Lewis begins the closing pages of his final book in the Chronicles of Narnia … Continue reading

Posted in Desire, Discipleship, Formation, Prayer, Purpose and Meaning | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thirty Is The New Eighteen


Failure To Launch, featuring a trim and fit Matthew McConaughey and slim and curvy Sarah Jessica Parker, made Emerging Adulthood look cool: sexy.  Emerging or postponed adulthood is the term used to describe an entire generation of humanity caught somewhere between … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Formation, Ministry, Parenting, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

The Journey Of A Burning Heart


Pillar Community Church has been interacting with Ruth Barton’s latest book, Life in Christ Together, for a few months. The book is gently nudging us toward a fresh experience of doing life together within the context of ministry and modern life. … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Leadership, Community, Contemplation, Culture, Spiritual Formation, Surrender, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments