Published Works by Doug Ruffle




COMING FALL 2020: New Places for New Faces: Training Laity for Starting New Ministries and Churches (tentative title). Doug serves as primary editor, compiler with assistance from Bener Agtarap and Emily Reece. The resource will include a workbook (downloadable or print), an online course (eLearning) and when possible, in-person training.

  1.         Roadmap to Renewal: Rediscovering the Church’s Mission. Cascade Books, 2017.
  2.        A Missionary Mindset: What Church Leaders Need to Know to Reach Their Community—Lessons from E. Stanley Jones. Discipleship Resources, 2016. Hacia Una Mentalidad Misionera: Aquello que los líderes de la iglesia deben saber para alcanzar a sus comunidades—Enseñanzas de E. Stanley Jones Discipleship Resources, 2018.
  3.        Hoja de Ruta: La Iglesia Redescubre Su Misión. General Board of Global Ministries, 2012. 
  4.        In the Precious Name . . . A Celebratory Writing in honor of Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar. Edited by Nicola Mulligan and Douglas Ruffle. Jersey Shore Press, 2011.



  • "Metodistas: A Evangelizar! El Plan Pescadores," in El Estandarte Evangélico, Año 101, número 1, mayo de 1984. 
  • "Building Blocks for a Multicultural Church" in Quarterly Review, Fall 1993. 
  • “Juan F. Thomson, Christian Identity, and the Beginnings of Spanish-Language Protestant Preaching in the River Plate,” in Journal of the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education, Vol. 10, 1994-95.
  • “A Vision for Multi–Ethnic/Multi-Cultural Ministry,” Offering Christ Today, “Special Issue,” Published by the General Board of Discipleship, December, 1998, p. 6.
  • “Holiness and Happiness Shall Cover the Earth: Trajectories of Wesley’s Theology of Mission Evangelization,” Quarterly Review, spring, 1999. 
  • Same article in Spanish: “La Santidad y la Felicidad cubrirán la tierra,” in El Estandarte Evangélico, published by the Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina, July-August, 1999.
  • “Churches and Change: Patience, Persistence, Process,” in Background Data for Mission, August 1999, Volume 12, No. 8. 
  • Same article in Spanish: “Las congregaciones y los cambios: La Triple P,” in El Estandarte Evangélico, March-April 2000. 
  • “Connected in Christ: Transformation in Arkansas,” in New World Outlook, November-December, 2001.
  • "Principles of Outreach," in The Clergy Journal, July/August 2010.

Roadmap to Renewal: Rediscovering the Church's Mission
The Discovery Church Journey: An Invitation to Congregational Transformation
La Iglesia Redescubre Su Misión (Discovery Church Journey, Spanish)
Listen, Respond and Invite
In the Precious Name . . . A Celebratory Writing in honor of Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar


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