Lecturers

The Rev. Dr. Russell Levenson

The Reverend Dr. Russell Levenson and his wife, Laura, live in Houston, Texas where he has served our nation’s largest Episcopal Church, St. Martin’s, for over a decade.  He received his Master of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry from Beeson Divinity School.  Prior to coming to St. Martin’s, Levenson served in Sewanee, Tennessee; Birmingham, Alabama; Lafayette, Louisiana; and Pensacola, Florida.  In addition to being a frequent guest speaker and retreat leader, he has written over 50 articles for various magazines and theological journals, preached a number of times for Day One and authored four devotional books – Autumn Leaves, Preparing Room, Provoking Thoughts and Summer Times about which political historian and former editor of Newsweek magazine, Jon Meacham, wrote, “The traditional Anglican term for the days and weeks of summer is ‘Ordinary Time,’ but this small but potent book is anything but.  It is a an extraordinary gift to all of us from Russ Levenson, priest and pastor.”

Tours

Paris & Normandy River Cruise 2023 on the Seine with Guest Speakers Rev. Dr. Russell Levenson and Lt Gen. Rick Lynch

Join Guest Speakers Rev. Dr. Russell Levenson and Lt Gen. Rick Lynch on a 9 day Paris & Normandy River Cruise on the Seine, starting at $4,198* departing on May 24, 2023. Journey to places such as... View Tour

Voyages of Paul Cruise with Guest Speaker The Rev. Dr. Russell Levenson 2022

Join us on a 12-day Voyages of Paul Cruise with 11 nights aboard Celebrity Constellation, starting at $4,598* from New York, NY departing on August 7, 2022. Journey to places such as Santorini,... View Tour

Alaska Glacier Cruise 2022

Join us along with Guest Speaker Russell Levenson on an 8 day Alaska Glacier Cruise with 7 nights aboard Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas, starting at $789* departing on dates below. Journey to... View Tour