Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership with Ruth Haley Barton
By Ruth Haley Barton
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Welcome to Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership podcast with Ruth Haley Barton. In each 30-minute episode you will discover how forging and maintaining a life-giving connection with God in the midst of leading is the best thing you bring to leadership! Visit www.transformingcenter.org for additional resources for pastors, Christian leaders, and the congregations and organizations they serve.
||CleanSeason 2: Episode 9 | You are Witnesses of these Things||As we conclude season two, the disciples on the Emmaus Road are so excited about what has happened in and through their encounter with Jesus ...||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2: Episode 8 | Discerning the Presence of Christ||Ever had a conversation you wish didn’t have to end? The two disciples were so stirred by their conversation that “they urged Jesus strongly to ...||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2: Episode 7 | Finding Our Story in HIS Story||Jesus is on a roll now—helping the disciples on the Emmaus Road to see their story and what felt so personal to them as part ...||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2: Episode 6 | The Nature of the Spiritual Journey||Jesus listened long enough to the disciples on the Emmaus Road to offer a spiritual perspective on the hardest experiences of life. In this conversation, ...||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2: Episode 5 | Men and Women in Community||If you read the Emmaus Road conversation carefully in Luke 24, you will notice that part of the story the disciples told Jesus was that ...||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2: Episode 4 | Gathering on the Basis of Shared Desire||In their conversation on the Emmaus Road, Jesus created a safe space for the disciples to share their deepest desire. Getting in touch with our ...||8/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2: Episode 3 | Choosing to Listen Rather than Fix||Continuing the story of the Emmaus Road, Jesus plays dumb and models what spiritual companionship can look like. How do we become the kind of ...||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2: Episode 2 | Welcoming the Stranger||Jesus wants to be in your juicy conversations. Just think about it—the Emmaus Road encounter would not have happened had the disciples not welcomed “the ...||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2: Episode 1 | Choosing to Walk Together||Life Together in Christ: Cultivating Communities for Spiritual Transformation Many of us are carrying a lot of baggage regarding Christian community. Ruth has often commented that ...||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 | A Rule of Life: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation||The final episode of Season 1: Sacred Rhythms in the Life of the Leader. Ruth and Steve wrap up season 1 with a lively discussion ...||5/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 | For the Sake of Others||Are you a missional or a formational organization? Steve and Ruth take on this dualism. As usual, the conversation begins with looking at Scripture, showing ...||5/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 | The Art and Practice of Spiritual Discernment||Discernment is not a subjective woo-woo experience! Ruth begins episode 7 by explaining why discernment is an art AND a practice. This discussion highlights the ...||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 | Transformation Through Self-Knowledge and Self-Examination||This podcast kicks off with a discussion of the ancient practice of the Examen. In case you are wondering, self-examination is so much more than ...||4/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 | Honoring the Body as a Spiritual Discipline||Ruth draws from Elijah’s story to shed light on the role of the body in the spiritual life. This episode explores the connection between our ...||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 | Engaging the Scriptures for Transformation||What happens to a leader’s soul when s/he only engages Scripture for ministry? Steve asks for a friend. ;) What can a pastor or leader ...||4/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 | Prayer - Deepening Our Intimacy With God||How does Ruth respond when a pastor admits they don’t know how to pray anymore? You will be surprised. This episode is for those who ...||4/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode | Lent : Returning to God with All Your Heart||Ruth Haley Barton and Steve Wiens begin the discussion of Lent by talking about the seasons of the church calendar. Each season has unique invitations ...||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 | A Leader’s Journey into Silence and Solitude||Do you sleep with your phone? You won’t believe who has your number! Ruth and Steve talk about the challenge of technology for leaders who desire ...||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 | Invitation to Retreat/Dangerously Tired||Join us on the journey of transforming leadership! What do pastors and ministry leaders tell Ruth when they know they are safe? In the very ...||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Refreshing and Challenging
Ruth Haley Barton's wise words have been both refreshing and challenging to me for many years. Her podcast is no different! If you're a leader in any setting, and you want to develop sustainable rhythms of work and rest in your life, this is for you.
Is your leadership really spiritual leadership?
If you are an elder or lay leader and you have wondered, "How do I do I lead in church?". Start listening! Ruth's underlying message is simple: God's transforming work in your own life is really the best thing one brings to leadership. This podcast shows leaders how to become spiritual leaders.
Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership Podcast
Ruth Haley Barton is a teacher of teachers and a leader of leaders. The content and format of this Podcast spoke to my soul.