Russell Stendal, a former hostage of Colombian rebels, is a lifelong missionary to that same group in the jungles of Colombia. He is an influential friend to military and government leaders in Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States. Russell's ministry shares the gospel via twelve radio stations, hundreds of thousands of Bibles, books, and movies distributed through airplane parachute drops, and numerous speaking engagements for groups of leaders, prisoners, and individuals. Russell goes wherever the Lord leads, whether it's to speak with a president or to go deep into the jungle to help an individual in trouble. He has witnessed the Holy Spirit at work as thousands commit their lives to Christ. You will be changed, inspired, and awed by these Christian Biographies. Russell has been ambushed, shot at, chased through the jungle and threatened by every means. Yet in all these dangerous and precarious hostage situations, God has supernaturally protected him. In seemingly hopeless situations, Russell has seen Hope! Russell is a regular speaker at Voice of the Martyrs conferences.