As with most cultures evangelical Christianity is full of spoken clich?s which I usually term christianese; most are not helpful.

A couple of days ago I was privileged to spend time speaking with the most lovely elderly gentleman who visited the church for the first time in need of comfort. He said, “I have a hole in my life that I can’t fill”. I nearly fell off my seat. I thought Billy Graham had the copyright on that one.!

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Russ leads New Life Scunthorpe. He is married to Sarah and they have two amazing boys Jordan and Joseph. Russ is committed to raising leaders who raise leaders. He believes that church should transform people and transform places and so he urges followers of Christ to turn up the contrast and believe in a Big God, build Big People & belong to a Big Church.

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