Russ Robinson, formerly Executive Director of small groups at Willow Creek and Senior Pastor of Meadowbrook Church, is coauthor with Bill Donahue of The Seven Deadly Sins of Small Group Ministry. Building a Life-Changing Small Group Ministry, Building a Church of Small Groups, The Seven Deadly Sins of Small Group Ministry and Walking the Parenting Tightrope. He continues to speak and write while practicing law in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Russ and his wife, Lynn, reside in Palatine, IL. and have three sons.