Ruth Padilla DeBorst
Ruth Padilla DeBorst has been involved in leadership development and theological education for integral mission in her native Latin America for several decades. She serves with Resonate Global Mission, working with the Comunidad de Estudios Teológicos Interdisciplinarios (CETI), a learning community with students across Latin America. Ruth also coordinates the Networking Team of INFEMIT (International Fellowship for Mission as Transformation) and works with the Christian Reformed Church of North America to further missional leadership formation processes. She also serves on the board of the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies. Ruth is a wife, mother, theologian, missiologist, educator and storyteller who yearns to see peace and justice embraced in a beautiful, broken world. She lives with her husband, James, in Costa Rica as a member of Casa Adobe, an intentional Christian Community with deep concern for right living in relation to the whole of creation.