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A good economic model for the Miss. Delta?

By Amy McCullough This week’s Q&A, former Community Coffee CEO Randy Russ, is now leading Jackson’s Christ United Methodist Church in “Business As Mission” work on an African coffee farm. The MBJ asked whether such an economic model might help in Mississippi’s economically depressed Delta. His response: Q – Tell us about your “business as mission” work on an African ...

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Q&A: Randy Russ, Executive Director of Operations, Christ United Methodist Church

Making the transition Coffee CEO now director of operations at church Randy Russ is executive director of operations at Christ United Methodist Church in Jackson where he leads the church’s “business as mission” work for African coffee growers. He is the former CEO of Louisiana-based Community Coffee and self-described “teacher at heart” who recently transitioned from teaching future entrepreneurs at ...

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