Dr. Russell St. John - Senior Pastor
Russ was born and raised in Washington State, and is a lover of sunshine, fishing, college football, preaching, church history, his family, and dogs.
After graduating from Washington State University, he earned his Master of Divinity at Covenant Theological Seminary in Saint Louis. He has pastored churches in Washington and Pennsylvania, and has served as an active duty Chaplain in the United States Navy. Along the way, he earned a Doctor of Ministry in preaching from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and is currently a PhD candidate at the London School of Theology, where he is researching 19th Century theologies of preaching.
Along with serving Twin Oaks as Senior Pastor, Russ is a visiting lecturer at Covenant Seminary, where he helps to train students to preach God's Word faithfully. Russ and his wife, Amy, have been married for sixteen years and have six children and one German Shepherd.
Russ joined the Twin Oaks staff in February of 2014.
Check out Pastor Russ's blog here!
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