Ruth Everhart Author

Ruth Everhart is an author, speaker and pastor. Her writing explores the hidden ways religious belief shapes how we think about the lives of women.

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  • “Happy Accidents” Thank you, Bob Ross!

    Yesterday I went to a Bob Ross exhibit. Each painting was paired with a quotation from his instruction while he painted that scene. I loved the quotes as much as the paintings! Each gem captures the lively and capricious nature of creativity,

    “Happy Accidents” Thank you, Bob Ross!
  • Red State Christians: Understanding the Voters Who Elected Donald Trump

    If you want something readable and thought-provoking about how our country elected such a divisive president, this is the book for you.

    Red State Christians: Understanding the Voters Who Elected Donald Trump
  • Beyond Black and White on Abortion

    I have an article called “Beyond Black and White: One Pastors Response to the Abortion War” at Christian Feminism Today, my first time writing for them.

    Beyond Black and White on Abortion
  • Anti-Abortion Legislation Lacks Compassion

    Here’s what I want to say to you: Don’t let the fear of being branded keep you from thinking for yourself. You can be a Christian without opposing abortion in all cases.

    Anti-Abortion Legislation Lacks Compassion
  • The Cover Reveal

    I’m so excited to show you all the cover of my next book! Maybe it’s because of the pink border, but this feels like a birth announcement. And that makes sense. Any writer gestates a book for a long time. In this case, I’m making the announcement 9 months before the book officially launches.

    The Cover Reveal
  • Sharing Good News

    Last August I wrote a cover story for The Christian Century, called Women of the Bible Say #MeToo. Last week that article received an Award of Excellence (gold) from the Associated Church Press in the category of “Bible Resource.”

    Sharing Good News
  • After the Mosque Shooting in Christchurch

    I posted this on FB and it was widely shared: As we ate supper last night, Doug and I talked about the mosque attack, and I wondered aloud if All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS), our local mosque was having a service of some kind. We checked online, and a vigil had just begun. So I… Continue Reading…

    After the Mosque Shooting in Christchurch
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