Gloria Russell has been in full-time ministry since 1977, after serving for eight years with a well-known, international children’s ministry, she founded Gloria Russell Children’s Ministry in August 1985, with the help of a dedicated Board of Trustees. More than one quarter of a million boys and girls have heard the message of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ through after-school Bible clubs, summer clubs and other evangelistic outreaches. For the past twenty years Gloria has written curriculum for VBS, crusades, camp and other special programs, as well as writing and directing the production of a weekly radio program, Stories To Live By. Gloria has also written two books: Surrounded and Believe Beyond Basics. Gloria Russell lives and writes from a passionate love for God and a fervent desire for the salvation and spiritual growth of people of all ages.