Dr. Sam Rima is the Lead Pastor at North Seattle Alliance Church located in Seattle, Washington. Throughout his time in ministry, he has served in a variety of roles including Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and Faculty in the Center for Transformational Leadership at Bethel Seminary as well as District Executive Minister for the Columbia Baptist Conference in Seattle where he oversaw churches in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. He also served as a church planter and senior pastor for fifteen years. Sam is a licensed pastor with the C&MA and ordained with the Evangelical Free Church of America. He and his wife, Sue, have four grown children.