Carl A. Ruby, PhD.

Carl A. Ruby, PhD.

I am currently serving as a consultant for the National Immigration Forum.  My responsibilities include networking with evangelical leaders, developing strategies to influence members of congress,  and building networks of leaders in the faith community, law enforcement, and business on behalf of immigration reform.  Previously I spent 27 years in higher education, serving as a recruiter, a therapist, an instructor, a seminar speaker, a development officer, and finally as a senior executive.

My occupational passions include:

  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Strategizing
  • Organizational Networking (Connecting faith-based organizations to other organizations, individuals, or resources that help to advance their mission)
  • Crisis Management
  • Mentoring/Life Coaching
  • Cultural Engagement
  • New Uses of Technology and Social Media

Themes that I am currently particularly interested in include:

  • Higher Education
  • Immigration Reform
  • Creating a Culture of Civility
  • Emerging Adulthood (New developmental challenges faced by young adults aged 21-30)
  • Christian Response to the GLBTQ Community
  • Creating Higher Levels of Diversity in faith-based organizations
  • Religious Liberty
  • Adoption
  • Applying the concept of “Christ-centeredness” to cultural challenges
  • Social Justice issues
  • Compassionate Conservatism

My hobbies and personal interets include:

  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • White-water rafting
  • Collecting inspirational quotations (Favorites sources include Dallas Willard, Thomas A Kempis, Martin Luther King, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and sometimes Dave Barry).

My deepest passions are:

  • Being a good dad and husband
  • Staying current in my relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Living in community with my brother and sisters in Christ
  • Living in a way that draws people toward Christ



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