Ruth Graham is the author of many books including the best-selling, In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart and the award-winning Step into the Bible. Her passion is to motivate people by God's grace and loving acceptance from a place of woundedness to a place of wholeness in Christ. Ruth Graham Ministries seeks to create safe places where people can begin their journey to wholeness in Christ.
As the third child of Ruth and Billy Graham she has her own unique voice addressing critical issues of the 21st Century: the struggle of forgiveness, the value of doubt, loneliness, being single in a couple’s world…
No stranger to heartache, she provides a Biblical perspective as she shares her journey of faith. She points to the faithfulness of God in her own life’s heartache. She is authentic and transparent as she talks about experiencing her spouse’s infidelities, her divorces, her teenage daughter’s pregnancies, another daughter’s struggles with bulimia and her son’s battle with drugs. She shares the on-going struggle of having a special needs grandchild and the life-threatening disease of her youngest daughter.
She is an experienced conference speaker and Bible teacher. She has appeared on Good Morning America, Fox and Friends and been interviewed on Moody Radio and Focus on the Family among others. She contributed to the series, “Divorce Care” and hosted Living Free’s video series on life-controlling issues.
Ruth went back to college at the age of 50 and graduated cum laude in 2000. She spent a year as Major Gifts Officer for her college. For five years she served as the donor relations coordinator for Samaritan Purse and for thirteen years worked in the publishing industry as an acquisitions editor. She has an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters from Eastern University and is ordained by the Cooperative Baptist Church.
Ruth has 3 grown children and 9 grandchildren. She lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
Participants of our Transformational Ministry Classes will also share stories of how their lives have been changed and what the program means to them.