Ruth Padilla DeBorst
RUTH PADILLA DEBORST (PhD, Boston University) is a wife of one and mother of many, a theologian, missiologist, educator, and a story-teller. She has been involved in leadership development and theological educa- tion for integral mission in her native Latin America for several decades. She works with the Comunidad de Estudios Teológicos Interdiscipli- narios (CETI), a learning community with Master’s and Certificate level programs. She coordinates the Networking Team of INFEMIT (The Inter- national Fellowship for Mission as Transformation) and serves on the board of Arocha. She lives in Costa Rica with her husband, James, and fellow members of the Casa Adobe intentional Christian community. Her education includes a Bachelor’s in Education (Argentina), an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Wheaton College), and a PhD in Missiology and Social Ethics from Boston University.