Meet the Pastors
Timothy KellerDr. Timothy J. Keller has been serving as Senior Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City since founding it in 1989, when he, his wife Kathy, and their sons David, Michael and Jonathan moved to the city from Philadelphia where Tim taught on the faculty of Westminster Theological Seminary.
Now with over 5,000 in attendance and a staff of over 100, Redeemer has been creatively and holistically serving New York City while also spawning a movement of new churches, both at home and in major urban areas throughout the world.
Dr. Keller is the author of "The Prodigal God" and "The Reason for God" (Penguin) and "Ministries of Mercy" (Presbyterian and Reformed).
David BisgroveDavid Bisgrove has lived in New York City since 1988, the year he received his MBA and MPH from Columbia University. After working nine years in Healthcare Administration and Finance, David joined the Redeemer staff as Director of Finance and Operations in 1999. He was ordained in 2004 and now oversees the areas of Prayer, Evangelism, Worship, Stewardship, and Family Ministry. He lives on the Upper West Side with his wife Alice and their two daughters Mary Claire and Charlotte.
John LinJohn Lin joined Redeemer's staff as a Fellowship Group Director in 2002 and is currently the Senior Director of Congregational Life. Prior to Redeemer, he worked as the English minister of a Korean-American church in Hartford, Connecticut. He received a Master of Divinity and Master of Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. John and his wife, Kyoko, currently reside in Manhattan.
Leo SchusterLeo Schuster joined the Redeemer staff in September 2010 as a Lead Pastor. Prior to Redeemer, he planted Christ the King Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas, where he served as the Senior Minister from January 1997 until July 2010. Leo initiated and served as the Campus Minister of RUF (Reformed University Fellowship) at Southern Methodist University, while serving as an Assistant Minister at Park Cities Presbyterian Church in Dallas from 1993-1996. He was a founding member and former chairman of the Southwest Church Planting Network and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Redeemer Theological Seminary. Leo and his wife Ellen have three daughters, Anna, Margaret and Mary Caroline, and currently reside in Manhattan.