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Ron Ruthruff, D.Min.

Ron Ruthruff, D.Min.

Dr. Ron Ruthruff is the Associate Professor of Theology & Culture at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology and has served homeless and street involved youth and their families for the past thirty years. He has provided case management services; designed programs; and educated the community on the issues that impact this vulnerable population. Ron’s career goal is to empower persons to live lives of significance; to equip the church to love and serve their neighbors; and to engage communities in cross cultural and global conversations. Ron’s education is an eclectic blend of social work, counseling, and theological studies. Ron holds a B.A. from Western Washington University, an M.S. from Pepperdine University, and a Doctorate of Ministry in Complex Urban Settings from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. Ron lives in the Rainier Valley, a multicultural neighborhood in the south end of Seattle with his wife, Linda; whom he has served with for the last 26 years. His two adult sons Ben and Clayton live close by.

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Culture

Guatemala and the Whole Story of God, Part 2

Ron Ruthruff, D.Min. on April 14, 2016

This month, six students from The Seattle School will participate in a one-week intensive in Guatemala City. The cross-cultural course, “Engaging Global Partnerships: Creating Conversations with Grassroots Leaders in their Context,” will be hosted by Guatemalan leaders serving Guatemala City communities impacted by poverty, lack of education, homelessness, addiction, and gang violence. Under the leadership […]

Culture

Guatemala and the Whole Story of God

Ron Ruthruff, D.Min. on April 7, 2016

This month, six students from The Seattle School will participate in a one-week intensive in Guatemala City. The cross-cultural course, “Engaging Global Partnerships: Creating Conversations with Grassroots Leaders in their Context,” will be hosted by Guatemalan leaders serving Guatemala City communities impacted by poverty, lack of education, homelessness, addiction, and gang violence. Under the leadership […]