Dr Howard Russell
Christian Healthcare Ministries
The Rev. Dr. Howard Russell is President and Chief Executive Officer of Christian Healthcare Ministries, a Bible-based organization that enables thousands of Christians across the country to meet their health care costs. In his role he has spoken in numerous churches and has appeared on Fox News’ “Huckabee,” NBC’s “Dateline,” PBS’s “Religion & Ethics,” CNN’s “Situation Room” and has been interviewed by numerous other news media organizations including the New York Times and the Washington Post. Rev. Russell also serves as board chairman of the New Destiny Treatment Center, a faith-based, state-certified residential alcohol and drug treatment center which has a mission of returning husbands to their wives, fathers to their children, and sons to their parents. He spent 12 years in the business world, five of them as owner of his own company, before becoming a full-time minister. He pastored a church for 16 years in the inner city of Knoxville, Tennessee. He is an ordained Elder with the International Fellowship of Bible Churches and is today a member of Wadsworth Church of the Nazarene.
In 2015 he received an honorary Doctor of Christian Leadership degree from Ohio Christian University (OCU).
Rev. Russell and his wife, Barbara, have been married for 45 years. They live in Doylestown, Ohio. They have two sons, Stephen and Joseph.”