Rev. Dr. Russell Lackey

James E. Rasmussen & Duane M. Skow Chair in Pastoral Excellence

Senior Pastor at Grand View University & Luther Memorial Church

Program Manager for the Moses Project

Russell Lackey serves as Sr. Campus Pastor at Grand View University and Luther Memorial Church. He holds the Rasmussen-Skow Chair in Pastoral Excellence and has authored the book, Power and Purpose. During his time at Grand View, he has led two Lilly Endowment initiatives to strengthen pastoral ministry and is a frequent speaker on the topic of ministering to emerging adults. Russell received his D.Min. from Duke Divinity, M.Div. from Luther Seminary, and B.A. from Westmont College.