Laura de Ruiter is a church planter in Frankfurt, Germany with Journey Church. Originally from the Netherlands, she later lived in China for thirteen years. In China, her parents work with Shanxi Evergreen Service. Laura graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a BA in Biblical Exposition and the Intercultural Honors Program. Following her BA, she completed an MSc in Strategic Leadership and Change at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her focus in her life and ministry is project and people development for Kingdom purposes.