Russell Taylor

Vertical Life Church, Florida
Lead Church Planter
Crestview Florida
Vertical Life Church
November 3
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About My Family

Christina and I have been in pastoral ministry since 1996 in a multitude of capacities, including youth ministry, senior pastorates and church planting. We have three grown kids, two daughters-in-law and three grandkids.

About My Church Plant

More than 20 years of ministry has prepared us for planting a life-giving church in the Florida panhandle. Crestview, Fla., is a town of 25,000 people projected to double in the next 20 years. Our mission is to glorify God through the fulfillment of the Great Commission by making and multiplying mature disciples. A mature disciple is someone who is believing, becoming and behaving like Jesus.

We pray to not only plant a church, but to plant a church that plants more churches.

NAMB Church Planting

Millions in North America are in desperate need of hope. Ultimately, the only hope that’s going to last - in this life and the next - is the hope of the gospel. North American missionaries build relationships and share this hope in their communities and beyond.


Pray for boldness to share the gospel and open hearts among the people to whom we speak. Pray that through this ministry, more people would come to saving faith and live on mission. Pray for stamina and longevity for ministry amidst attacks from the enemy.


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