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John Norris

Lead Pastor/Elder

Originally from the United States, John has lived in the UAE since 2017. Prior to joining the staff in May 2019, John served as an elder and pastoral resident at Redeemer Church of Dubai. He holds a Masters of Divinity from Bethlehem Seminary in Minneapolis, MN. 

John is married to Caroline and they have two children with a third due in July. As a family, they love sports, reading, and being outside. They love the local church and want to serve Christ in seeing His kingdom strengthened and spread in the region.


Drew Remke

Staff Pastor/Elder

Drew has lived and worked in the Arabian Peninsula since 2011. Before that, he served as one of the founding elders at Redeemer Lubbock in the state of Texas in the United States. He graduated from Texas A&M in 2002 and has been serving in ministry since that time. 

Drew is married to Jordan and they have three wonderful daughters. Their driving passion is to bring glory to God through sharing the good news of the gospel in all nations. 


Luke Humphrey

Staff Pastor/Elder

Luke has lived in the UAE since December 2017. Prior to coming to Redeemer Al Ain he served on staff at churches in Dubai, Indiana, and Minnesota in the United States. He has an M.Div from Bethlehem Seminary in Minneapolis. 

Luke is married to Laura and they have three children. They love the vision of the gospel in community for all nations that Redeemer Church of Al Ain seeks to live out. 


Al Soriao


From Paranaque City, Philippines, Al moved to Al Ain in 2004. It was in Al Ain where he came to the saving grace of Christ in Al Ain. Along with serving the Lord, Al works in the healthcare industry. He has been serving RCAA from its beginning, and is currently leading one of the weekly Bible studies.  

Married to Leonora and blessed with 3 lovely children. He enjoys cycling with other couples and members in the church. Above all, he is remains hungry to learn and to understand more deeply the Word of God.