Russ has thirty years of experience working with youth and families in local churches, at youth camps and youth conferences. He offers spiritual direction and contemplative practices to youth, youth pastors and leaders, and other individuals interested in slowing down and going deeper in a passionate relationship with Jesus. Russ is an energetic speaker and a compassionate listener and offers true presence with those he accompanies along life’s path. He received his two-year certificate in spiritual direction training from Sustainable Faith School of Spiritual Direction. Available to meet in person, online, or over the phone.