Pastor Russell Mackay has a bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Theology and has been been working in full-time Christian service since 1992. He started the Metro Baptist Church in 1999 and has been faithfully serving the people of Burnaby ever since. Pastor Mackay's wife, Lisa, works alongside him in the ministry. Together, they share a passionate love for God, their four children (Adrianna, Erin, Austin, and Tyler), their church family, and the city of Burnaby as a whole.