Brian Russell | Wycliffe Bible Translators

Brian Russell

Brian has been involved in ministry for much of his career. He was active in cross-cultural work and kingdom business ventures in North Africa for more than a decade. Brian currently serves as the Executive Director of YouVersion — maker of the Bible App and the Bible App for Kids, which collectively have been installed on more than 500 million devices around the world. It is YouVersion’s mission to encourage and challenge people to seek intimacy with God every day. They aim to do this by creating free and easily accessible opportunities to access God’s Word and other Bible-centric content through mobile devices, computers and more.

YouVersion is a ministry of Life.Church, one of the largest churches in the United States, with approximately 100,000 people attending 36 physical locations each weekend. In addition, more than 100,000 attend its online campus every week.

Brian lives with his wife, Maureen, and their four children in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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