Dr. Robert J. Burrelli Jr.

Dr.BurrelliDr. Burrelli holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University), a Master of Theology (Th.M.) from Dallas Theological Seminary, a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Hebrew and Old Testament studies from Cambridge University, and has over twenty years experience in the pastorate in New England.  During that time he founded Pilgrim Bible Institute for lay people that equips them for ministry and offers a certificate in Bible, Pilgrim Counseling Ministries that offers regular training courses in biblical counseling to church members, missionaries, and pastors as well as hope and help for hurting souls, and served as one of five editors and was a regular contributor to the Journal of Modern Ministry. Dr. Burrelli has been an adjunct professor for The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary since 2006, a part-time hospice chaplain for New England Hospice since 2013, and is the senior pastor of his new church plant (2014), Pilgrim Reformed Bible.

John Reuther

John Reuther has been the pastor of Covenant Baptist Church in Lumberton, NJ, since 1985. He graduated from Northeastern Bible College in Essex Fells, NJ in 1977 and Biblical Theological Seminary in 1984. He is the author of The Gift of the Holy Spirit (Ichthus Publications, 2021). He has been teaching modular courses for Reformed Baptist Seminary since 2009 and has taught in the Far East and Latin America for many years. He and Wendy have five grown children and grandchildren

Rob Hill


Rob Hill has been a pastor of the West Springfield Covenant Community Church in West Springfield, MA since 2015.  Prior to that he served a church in Mississippi for 11 years. He is a graduate of Grove City College and Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS. He is married to Megan, and they have four children: Brad, Caleb, Nate, and Evelyn.


Rob Ventura

Rob Ventura (MDiv, Reformed Baptist Seminary) is one of the pastors of Grace Community Baptist Church of North Providence, Rhode Island. He is the author of Expository Outlines and Observations on Romans. He is a coauthor of A Portrait of Paul and Spiritual Warfare and is the general editor of Going Beyond the Five Points, Covenant Theology, and A New Exposition of The London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. He has also contributed articles to journals, periodicals, and The Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible. He and his wife, Vanessa, and family live in Rhode Island.

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Jack Buckley

Jack-BuckleyJack Buckley is co-Pastor of Grace Community Baptist Church in North Providence, RI.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Rhode Island. Graciously saved as a boy, he has been an active churchman in two biblical RI churches for well over four decades. He has publicly taught the Bible in those contexts for more than three decades. An elder at Grace since early 2003, he had also served as an elder at his previous church for nine years. He has collaborated extensively with Pastor Ventura in various publishing endeavors including Portrait of Paul, Spiritual Warfare, Going Beyond the Five Points, various blogs/articles for Reformation21, and also assists in planning and facilitating the annual Southern New England Reformation Conference. Pastor Buckley is also bi-vocational, working in the technology sector for leading companies in the areas of design engineering, product management, and program management. He is happily married to Lisa and has a grown son and daughter. For recreation, Pastor Buckley enjoys playing various musical instruments in a variety of settings. Having a RI based school of the Bible was on his objective list for many years and he is excited to be a part of this important service to the church in our region.

Treasurer Bonnie Tetrault RISB Board