Russell Braund

Russell joined the team at Emmanuel as minister at the beginning of August 2016. He was previously at Horley Baptist Church in Surrey, and prior to becoming a minister worked in primary education for 22 years as a teacher and then head teacher. During that time Russell and Wendy were members of Bessels Green Baptist Church, who recognised Russell’s call to ministry and sponsored him through college.

Russell and Wendy have been married for 36 years and have five children and seven grandchildren. Family is important to them both, so they spend quite a bit of time travelling on motorways or having family sleep-overs! They are also fans of Agatha Christie, Morse, Lewis and Endeavor.

Recent Posts

Songs of Life: Psalm 8

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We begin a new series today, running through to the end of July entitled ‘Songs of Life’. If you go to the website and scroll through the banner pictures you…

Breakfast on the Beach

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Breakfast on the beach John 21:1-25 We are still reflecting and thinking about the resurrection this morning. It is after all, the most significant event of the Christian year and…

Meeting round a meal

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Jesus said to them, ‘Come and have breakfast.’ He took the bread and gave it to them, and did the same with the fish. John 21:11-13 We are still reflecting…