Our Team

Rainer Publishing was started by the three Rainer brothers in 2013.

sam-rainer-BW-gravatarSam serves as founder and co-owner of Rainer Publishing. Sam’s latest book is Obstacles in the Established Church. He is the lead pastor at West Bradenton Baptist Church in Bradenton, FL. He has written dozens of articles on church health for numerous publications, and he is a frequent conference speaker. He teaches leadership classes at Southeastern Theological Seminary. Before submitting to the call of ministry, Sam worked in a consulting role for Fortune 1000 companies.

Sam holds a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from the University of South Carolina, an M.A. in Missiology from Southern Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Dallas Baptist University.

You can connect with him on Twitter or at his blog.


art-smallArt serves as founder and co-owner of Rainer Publishing. Art is the Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. He has co-authored two books, Raising Dad and Simple Life, and has written for several publications. Art has an M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky and a Doctor of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. You can connect with Art on Twitter.



jess-smallJess serves as founder and co-owner of Rainer Publishing. He is the co-author of the book, The Millennials. Jess received a B.S. in Finance from Murray State University and a M.A. in Christian Education from Southeastern Seminary. You can connect with Jess on Twitter.