I’m an author, pastor & speaker.

I write books for people who dare to believe that Jesus values the lives of women.

My Books

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The #MeToo Reckoning

Named “one of the five best religion books of 2020” by Publishers Weekly.

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Named “2017 Book of the Year” by Christianity Today Women.

Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land

Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land

A spiritual memoir about my transformative pilgrimage to Israel & Palestine.

An array of resources

Blog, Books, and Workshops

Ruth Everhart

  • I’m a pastor. I served in ministry for more than three decades. As of summer 2023, I’m “Honorably Retired.”
  • I’m a writer. I’ve blogged and written articles since 2007. Highlights include two cover stories for Christian Century, an op-ed for the Washington Post, and a Sojourners article about abortion. Bylines include Religion News Service, Patheos, and Feasting on the Word
  • I’m the author of three books, linked above.
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I co-created a self-paced worskhop. I’m passionate about empowering faith communities to respond appropriately to sexual abuse. Eileen Campbell-Reed, PhD and I created The #MeToo Workshop. This self-paced workshop is four sessions — 5 videos and 20 downloadable handouts on these topics:

  • Challenging Patriarchy and Power
  • Empowering Prevention and Response
  • Reimagining Ritual and Liturgy
  • Envisioning a New Beloved Community
  • You’ll also receive a signed copy of my book, The #MeToo Reckoning. Learn more at The #MeToo Workshop.

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