Johns Bio

Full name: John A Russell

Nick Name: JR, Mikey

My mom called me: Johnny

Your family: Beautiful wife, 3 amazing children, and 10 precious grand children

Ministry Role: Worship team drummer, staff, and usher

Dream vacation: Israel

What’s your regular order at Starbucks? Sumatra decaf

Favorite movie: Hacksaw Ridge

Favorite scripture: John 3:16

People who inspire me are: Family, and church family

Previous job or line of work: Sales management

One thing that most people don’t know about me: All state athlete

I’ve been in ministry since: 1986

When and where did you get saved: Raised in a Christian home

Music that moves me: Contemporary Christian, Christmas music

Favorite singer or band: Delirious

Life-changing moment: Birth of first child

What sport are you not good at? Golf

Fears: War, extreme heights, but love to fly

Favorite book: The Shack

In my spare time I… Family time, travel, play music

Favorite TV show: Fox News

Favorite actor: Tom Hanks

Least favorite food: Chinese

The most exotic place you’ve even been to: Thailand

The most adventurous thing you’ve ever done: Spent twelve months in Southeast Asia

My hero: My Wife

Least favorite thing to do: Texting vs talking