Russ Masterson has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Georgia. After graduating college Russ spent time in Scotland, living and ministering in a small town on the North Sea. Russ earned a Masters of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and worked in the business world as a marketing director for five years. After seminary graduation, and then a year of wrestling through issues of meaning and purpose, Russ went on staff at The Church of The Apostles in Atlanta, Georgia, as an associate pastor, where he teaches and pastors young adults.
On Saturdays Russ likes to hike in the North Georgia Mountains with his wife, Kristy, his two little girls, and their lovable golden retriever, Thomas.