Daniel P. Ruth

The Rev. Dan Ruth is ’s executive director and an ordained minister in . His mission is to bring stories of LPGM’s work with communities around the world back to U.S. Lutherans.

Dan is a graduate of in Northfield, Minnesota, where he has a degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies. He holds a M.Div. from in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 2008, Dan was awarded the A.E. Hansen Prize for Homiletics by the Luther Seminary faculty.

Dan’s particular interest lies in how Lutherans in the U.S. are connected to people halfway around the world, and how the missio Dei (mission of God) calls the church to reach outside its own boundaries and walls.