Rob Ketterling is the founding and lead pastor of River Valley Church, a vibrant and generous church committed to leveraging the strength of a local church for the sake of global Church empowerment. With 10,000 people attending each weekend at more than 24 worship experiences at 9 campuses across the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, River Valley is a local church discovering new avenues to equip and expand the Kingdom of God around the world. Launched in 1995, River Valley Church gives more than $5 million annually to missions. The River Valley Network strengthens 475 churches with leadership and worship resources, children's and youth curriculum, and an annual conference.
Rob has a "connect-the-dots" teaching style, allowing his audience to take practical steps in their journey no matter where they are. He is a compelling visionary, inspiring people to live an authentic, life changing relationship with Jesus. His ministry journey over the last 30 years has equipped him to challenge and encourage leaders to take their influence to the next level. He is the author of several books including Change Before You Have To, Fix It!, and Front-Row Leadership and his latest book Speed of Unity. He currently serves on several organizational boards including the Executive Presbytery for the Assemblies of God USA, the Lead Team for the Church Multiplication Network (CMN), and the Association of Related Churches (ARC) as well as the board of Regents for North Central University and as the Chair of the Global University India College of Ministry Founders Board and on the Board of Catalyst. Rob loves traveling, golf and enjoying time with his wife Becca, and their two sons, Connor and Logan and his daughter-in-law's, Alexia and Mikayla.