Linda Russell is a global missionary for the Church of the Nazarene in Moscow, Russia. She has served in Moscow since 1995.
Linda was born in Darby, Pennsylvania. She received the B.S. in elementary education at Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts.
She received the M.A. of education from Northwest Nazarene College in Nampa, Idaho. She taught for seventeen years in Meridian, Idaho, before she took a one-year absence to volunteer in Moscow as a Nazarene in Volunteer Service.
Linda has an administrative role on the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Field and teaches two evening conversational English classes a week at the Moscow Ministry Center. During the summer, she enjoys coordinating youth teams to Armenia which lead Vacation Bible Schools and day camps in new church plant areas and in churches that would otherwise not be able to hold a VBS.