Michael Keller has been a part of Redeemer life and ministry from its inception in 1989. Married for over 15 years, his wife Sara and daughters Lucy and Kate have attended the West Side congregation with him for eight years before planting Redeemer Lincoln Square. Michael attended NYC public school for both elementary and middle school, then attended The Stony Brook School for high school, and graduated from Vanderbilt University, where he double majored in Psychology and History. Michael worked at New Life church in Queens before he attended Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, receiving both an M.Div and a Th.M in Apologetics. Following seminary Michael joined the staff of Citylife Presbyterian Church in Boston for five years where he was the Pastor of Community Life. Sara, at the same time, earned her Ed.M. at Harvard University. Upon returning to New York City, Michael and Sara started and established the college ministry City Campus Ministry ( Reformed University Fellowship). Michael is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at the Free University of Amsterdam in Computational Linguistics applied to Historical Theology. His dissertation is currently being reviewed. Sara is currently enrolled at Columbia University to get an MS as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.