Brian D. Russell (Ph.D) serves as Professor of Biblical Studies and Dean of the School of Urban Ministries at Asbury Seminary. His most recent book (re)Aligning with God: Reading Scripture for Church and World (Cascade 2015) interprets the Bible as a guide for the mission of the Church. Brian has worked with the Youth Ministry Institute for over a decade and is passionate about inspiring and coaching others to become compelling and confident communicators of the Bible’s good news for the world.
Dr. Russell received his Ph.D. from Union Presbyterian School of Christian Education in 2002, a Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1994 and Bachelor of Arts for the University of Akron in 1991. He teaches the Old Testament and New Testament Core Theology courses for the Youth Ministry Institute.
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