Blaine Boyd

Lead Pastor/Elder

Originally from the United States, Blaine has lived in the UAE since 2015. Prior to planting Redeemer Church of Al Ain, he served as a church planting resident with Redeemer Dubai. He received his M.Div. degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary which is located in Massachusetts, USA. While living in Massachusetts, he also served on staff at South Shore Baptist Church.

Blaine is married to Kelly. They love to travel, eat sushi, and play average tennis. Most of all, they love Jesus and His church. 


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.   


Ethan Merck

Pastoral Assistant

Ethan moved to the UAE in 2015 for a pastoral internship at Redeemer Dubai. Before that he served at churches in the United States in a number of ministry roles. He graduated from Cedarville University in 2005; and with a Masters from Central Michigan University in 2013. He works as an electrical engineer.

Ethan is married to Aylin and they have two energetic daughters. They long for God's people to be built up in Christ and all peoples to delight in God's eternal king.