Rev. Dr. Russell Lackey

Title: Senior Campus Pastor
Dept.: Campus Ministry
Office: Viking House 3

Russell Lackey has served at Grand View and Luther Memorial Church since 2012. He holds the James E. Rasmussen and Duane M. Skow Chair in Pastoral Excellence at Grand View. He authored the book, "Power and Purpose: The Book of Revelation for Today." Russ received his Doctor of Ministry from Duke and his Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary. He is married to his wife, Jamie. Together, they have three daughters.

Education Background

  • Doctor of Ministry candidate, Duke Divinity
  • Master of Divinity, Luther Seminary
  • Bachelor of Arts, Westmont College

Start Date at Grand View

  • January 2012

Areas of Expertise

  • Christian Leadership
  • Religious formation among emerging adults
  • Book of Revelation

Personal Interests

  • Anything with my family
  • Being outdoors
  • Athletics 

Questions & Answers

What makes Grand View unique among other universities?
Grand View's focus on transforming the lives of their students makes the university truly unique. 
What is your favorite part about working at Grand View?
The students!
Russ Lackey