Dr. Rob Reimer

Renewal Ministries International exists to assist the church and church leaders in experiencing renewal through writing, speaking, and mentoring that fosters personal and corporate renewal. Its Founder and President is Dr. Rob Reimer.

Dr. Rob Reimer's books include Soul Care, River Dwellers, and Pathways to the King. He is Professor of Pastoral Theology at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, NY and the founding pastor of South Shore Community Church in Brockton, Massachusetts, where he served as lead pastor for 22 years. Rob has taught to thousands of leaders and lay people internationally. A powerful speaker, he is seeking to lead the Church toward renewal and restoration with unrelenting passion. Rob’s message is one of pursuit – urging people to seek intimacy with God and the fullness and power of the Spirit until it comes.


Rev. Dr. Rob Reimer is the Founding and Lead Pastor of South Shore Community Church, a church of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Brockton and Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Under Rob’s leadership, what began as a small group of eight believers mobilized on mission to start a new church, resulting in hundreds of people coming to faith in Christ. Many of the examples and stories from his books come from the lessons learned from planting and leading a church in New England – one of the most unchurched regions in the nation. 

In addition to his role as Lead Pastor, Rob is also an accomplished author. His books, Pathways to the KingRiver Dwellers, and Soul Care, have been sold worldwide.

A gifted preacher and communicator, Rob preaches weekly at South Shore Community Church and is a sought-after speaker. He regularly speaks at conferences, leadership retreats, mission fields, churches, and seminaries in the United States and abroad. His sermons are posted online and are accessed by people around the world. 

Rob is also an experienced teacher. He is an Adjunct Professor at Alliance Theological Seminary (ATS) in Nyack, NY, where he teaches Soul Care at the Doctoral level and has taught various classes at the Masters level, including Personal, Professional and Theological Foundations for Ministry; Evangelism; Mentoring; Pastoral Methods; Person in Ministry; Soul Care; and Intimacy and Authority.  

Rob was Ordained as a Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ by the Christian and Missionary Alliance in 1993. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from King’s College, a Master’s of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate in Preaching from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. 

Rob and his wife, Jen, live in the Bridgewater, MA area with their four children, Danielle, Courtney, Darcy, and Craig.


The following are Rob's friends, partners, and recommended ministries. 

South Shore Community Church
A church influencing people to know and be like Jesus in Brockton, MA. 

Alliance Theological Seminary
A seminary of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Nyack, NY. 

Global Leadership, Inc. 
A nonprofit organization developing and mentoring leaders around the world.