Barbara Ettinger

Barbara Ettinger serves nationally as Theological Formation Resources Manager, where she develops resources around the nexus of theology, formation, and ministry praxis. She joined InterVarsity staff in 2008 as a planting area director in Connecticut after vocational ministry as a church planting pastor. Ordained in the Evangelical Covenant Church, Barbara is an active volunteer leader in her home church. She and her husband Jeff have two adult sons who live in Achao, Chile and Madison, WI, respectively.
Contributions by Barbara Ettinger

I’ve been in some pretty demanding full time ministry settings for most of my adult life, so I guard my time off with careful intentionality.  But sometimes I fool myself into believing that rest m

“Sometimes we treat the Gospel narratives as if they were Jesus doing a monologue in front of a cinematic green screen. We import him into our context, but we don’t at all get his context.”