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19 “Do not store up for yourselves [material] treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in and steal; 21 for where your treasure is, there your heart [your wishes, your desires; that on which your life centers] will be also.
— Matthew 6:19 - 21

Ruth Conlon was orphaned at three years old. During her teens she experienced brokenness , abuse and found herself to very much alone. Her young life turned into dysfunction, addiction and homelessness. In spite of a troubled beginning, she can now testify that her life has been transformed by the power of God. Her story has impacted the lives of others, and in this season, we are witnessing God using her as a catalyst to revive the hearts of both the young and the old. Ruth led the City of London House of Prayer and was trained at the International House of Prayer in Kansas City.

RUTH has inspired believers to pursue a passionate and active relationship with God. Her own passion is to see the lost and marginalised come to Christ and also to equip and empower today's believers to walk in the fullness of their calling in Christ Jesus. She speaks in a very open and informal manner, sharing her own journey from her challenging beginnings with a sincere empathy whilst bringing glory to the restorative and redemptive power through God’s love. She coordinates a house of prayer that seeks to turn hearts to the Lord and edify the ‘Body of Christ.’ Her passion is to see people encountering God as they reach higher and delve deeper into intimacy with Him. She believes in doing so people will be set free from their wounds of the past.

Ruth is the Director of Kyria Consulting and also advocates for Compassion UK. She is the Founder & Director of Pursuing Holiness (facebook.com/pursuingholinesstv); a global ministry that teaches and encourages believers to ignite and maintain a vibrant heart full of the Spirit and life. She teaches and trains and provides distinctive training in the context of believers growing in deeper intimacy with God.

Ruth is the author of 'Pursuit' (2016), 'Daily Pursuit' (2018) and 'Authentic Christianity' (2018) Ruth is a registered ‘Spiritual Director’ specialising in Christian Spirituality, Transformation, Spiritual Form Soul care. Her ministry has an international audience and she travels on a regular basis to speak at conferences and training camps for ministers associated with the Pursuing Holiness organisation.She has a powerful testimony of God’s power of redemption and restoration. It translates her journey from orphan to homelessness prior to her encounter with God and transformation from her wounds of the past. Ruth shares her story with women to encourage them and dare to believe that they too can overcome the storms of life.