Ruthie Jacobsen is Coordinator of Prayer Ministries for the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Before coming to this position, she and her husband, Don, were in the Oregon Conference where he was president, and she was director of Women’s Ministries.
She is a wife, mother, grandmother, nurse, and teacher. As a nurse, most of her professional career was in Nursing Education and Nursing Service Administration. She holds an RN, BS, and MA degrees.
For seven years, she hosted a talk-show for the weekly program on 3ABN, “When God’s People Pray,” where invited guests share experiences of God’s faithfulness and answered prayer. She has conducted prayer conferences across North America and in a score of other countries over the past thirteen years.
Ruthie has written and contributed to scientific and other journals and has authored eleven books. Among them are:
“Growing…Changing…Becoming…All that God Intended”
A manual for Women’s Ministries, Oregon Conference
“From Strength to Strength”
A manual of devotionals and seminars for Women’s Ministries with Rose Otis, General Conference WM
“Do It The Right Way,” R&H Pub. Assn. 1970
“A Passion for Prayer,” R&H, 1998 with Lonnie Melashenko & Tim Crosby
“The Difference is Prayer,” R&H, 1998
“Because You Prayed,” R&H (with Penny Wheeler), 1999
“Kneeling On The Promises,” R&H, 2000
“Prayer, The Still Place in the Storm,” PPPA, 2000
“Putting Their Hands In His, teaching children to pray,” R&H, 2001 (with Noelene Johnsson)
“God Wants To Hear You Sing” – with Rodney Griffin – R&H – 2007
“Bridges 101 – Gas Pumps, Banana Bread, and other attitudes” R&H – 2008
The Jacobsens are semi-retired and are living in North Georgia.
You may contact us by email at NADPrayerMinistries@gmail.com.