Minister Ruth Hinds is a Psychologist and Guidance Counselor by profession. She is the wife of Evangelist H. Meredith Hinds and the mother of four children, Kevin, Janelle, Rommel and Daniel, and a foster son. She has been happily married for the past 35 years. She is the Assistant Pastor of the Goodland New Testament Church of God.
She is currently the National Women’s President of New Testament Church of God. Her ministry involves working with young people, families and women. As a trained Family Life Educator, she has conducted many seminars and workshops locally, regionally and internationally.
Ruth is also a former President of the Barbados Association of Guidance Counsellors and Vice President of Touching Families International Ministries; a ministry founded by her husband, Meredith and herself, to minister to the needs of families. She has been counselling with her husband for over twenty years and works as a part-time counsellor with Network Services Centre. Ruth holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons.) in Spanish with Education and Psychology and a Masters of Education in Educational Psychology from the University of the West Indies. She is also a graduate of Erdiston Teachers’ College and has been in the teaching profession for over thirty years. Ruth has obtain her Diploma in Theology and the Ministerial Internship Programme (MIP) from the Barbados Bible College. Ruth has a passion for ministry, and her greatest desire is “to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that (ye) she might be filled with the fullness of God” (Eph.3:19).