Russell and Sarah have been married since 2002, after meeting at Bible College. They have four children and live in LaGrange. Russell enrolled in Bible college, the summer after conversion, and moved from there into his Bachelor in Theology with honors. From there he moved into his Masters in Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary.
Russell has served as lead pastor at SGC since 2011. As lead pastor, Russell is the primary preacher/teacher, while also providing primary pastoral care & council. He also organizes and directs the extended leadership team.