Bob Russell became the pastor of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky, at age twenty-two. Today that small congregation of 120 members has become one of the largest churches in America, with 18,000 people attending the four worship services every weekend. Bob and his wife Judy have been married for forty years. They have two married sons who live in Louisville and are active at Southeast, and six grandchildren with whom they enjoy spending their time.
An accomplished author, Bob has written over one-dozen books. He also has a weekly column in The Lookout, a magazine printed by Standard Publishing. A highly respected speaker, Bob is heard weekly on the Living Word, a nationally syndicated radio program. In his leisure time he enjoys playing golf and is an avid University of Louisville basketball fan.