Redemption: Twin Cities
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Ruth graduated from a British High School in Hong Kong and has an undergraduate degree in Sociology from St Olaf College in Northfield, MN. She has earned Levels One, Two, and Three certificates from the Christian Counseling and Education Foundation (CCEF). Ruth is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Biblical Counseling from Northland International University in Dunbar, WI. She has served for six years on the Global Outreach Team, and for five years in women’s ministries at Bethlehem Baptist church. She is regularly involved in counseling and the Redemption Group ministry where she is one of several women leaders.
Ruth has been married to Steve for almost 40 years and together they have raised their three sons. Three years ago Ruth was thrilled to welcome a daughter-in-law to the family as her first girl! Steve is an airline pilot, and Ruth often travels with him to visit friends, family and Global Partners all over the world. She enjoys hospitality, encouraging missionaries, mentoring women, spending time with family, reading, and music.
INTERESTS AND SPECIALITIES
Ruth is happy to meet with people in individual counseling, family counseling and in groups. She has experience with sexual addictions, addictions, sexual abuse, anxiety and fear, anger, infidelity and marriage issues, singleness, and parents with troubled adolescents, etc. She herself is an Adult Third Culture kid and enjoys meeting with those who are experiencing culture stress, issues of living overseas as a missionary or expatriate, and debriefing with those who are on furlough or returning home.