About the Author

Jim Ruff writes out of years of experience in Asia. He was a missionary to Japan for 20 years. He taught and trained missionaries for 14 years at the headquarters of ABWE. His ministry trips in Asia included two to the Philippines. Jim’s degree from Cal State, Hayward, was in East Asian Studies. He has an earned doctorate from Baptist Bible Seminary, Clarks Summit, PA, where he has taught as an adjunct professor for the last eight years. Jim has been married for 53 years and delights in his children and grandchildren.