You may know from reading Apprising Ministries that my late mom was from Sydney, Nova Scotia; and Canada has always been dear to my heart.
Last April, the Christian Principals Association of British Columbia (www.cpabc.ca), had a spring conference in Sumas, Washington, and look who was there…Dr. Tony Campolo & David Collins… (Online source)
On the back of Ruth Haley Barton’s book called Sacred Rythms, Brian McLaren’s hearty endorsement says “…my experience mirrors hers, and I enthusiastically recommend this book”. Tilden Edwards of the Shalem Institute also has endorsed the back cover. He says she offers “wise, sane and concrete help for people who are ready for the “more” of God.”
So what is it that Brian McLaren recommends and that Tilden Edwards calls help for those who are ready for more?…
I wonder if the Christian principals of our local schools know what they are in for next week as Ruth Haley Barton comes to speak at their retreat…and sends them off to their corners for quiet time to learn of Roman Catholic contemplative spirituality. (Online source)
Beyond question Barton is a teacher of the corrupt Contemplative Spirituality/Mysticism (CSM), which is perpetrated as so-called Spiritual Formation (SF), e.g. by Living Spiritual Teacher and Quaker mystic Richard Foster along with his spiritual twin and SBC minister Dallas Willard.
You can read Carla’s post in its entirety right here.