Jim Russell Jim was born and raised in Detroit and sensed the Lord's call into the ministry when he was thirteen.He graduated from Bob Jones University in 1971 with a bachelor of arts degree in Bible.After earning the master of divinity degree, Jim pastored in Michigan until 1985 when he became the first Bob Jones University Representative.His
regional responsibilities soon expanded from Michigan to include all of the Great Lakes States, where he
was a representative for 13 years.In 1998 Jim
moved to Greenville, South Carolina, where he
is now coordinating all the University,s student recruitment efforts as well as representing BJU
,s graduate and seminary programs locally and across the United States.Jim
wife Christine have four children.A son and daughter with their spouses (all BJU
alumni) are in a local church ministry in Allen Park, Michigan.A daughter and son-in-law are in a local church ministry in Los Angeles.Their youngest daughter is enrolled in Bob Jones University
,s home is in Taylors, South Carolina.
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