Who We Are


Pastor Bertrand Russell, Jr. – Attorney at Law, is the founder and Senior Pastor of Fountain of Life House of Worship a multigenerational and community based church located on the base of South Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona. Pastor Russell is a bio-vocational pastor with a weekly television out- reach ministry and is the Arizona State Director for Global United Fellowship under the leadership of Bishop Neil C. Ellis, Presiding Bishop.

Under the mandate he received from God, Pastor Russell has been intentional and deliberate in his commitment to carry forth the vision to Exalt the Savior, Equip the Saints and Evangelize the Lost. As he moved forward in his assignment to establish this powerful teaching and Spirit filled church in December 2003, he knew it was to be “A Place Where Everybody is Loved.”

A native of Phoenix, Arizona, Pastor Russell acknowledged at an early age the gifts and talents God had given him and his desire was to use them for Kingdom expansion. He served as the Minister of Music for many years and served in numerous other capacities of ministry with a servant’s heart. In 1982, Pastor Russell married his wife of over 33 years, Jeannette. They are the parents of two children, Maya, Kye and their daughter-in- law Alicia, who all reside in Phoenix. Together the family serves in ministry at Fountain of Life House of Worship with a mission to love God passionately and people patiently.

Pastor Russell was educated in Phoenix and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Juris Doctor Degree from Arizona State University. A practicing attorney, he is also the Founder and CEO of “The Law Offices of Bertrand Russell Jr.” A man after God’s own heart, Pastor Russell’s desire is to see every man, woman, boy and girl come to know the liberating and uncompromising truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.