Roger Bruce is a native of South Dakota, a resident of the River Bend since 1983, and the pastor of River of Life Community Church in Godfrey since 1998.

He also has over 20 years of experience in sales, has been a scratch golfer, earned his Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, and has taught a 5 year goal accomplishment program called the 5 X 5 since 2004 to both individuals and businesses.

Roger has been on the board of the Community Hope Center in Cottage Hills since 2014.

Roger is also a gifted trainer who has worked with other Life Coaches to improve their effectiveness and efficiency. He has also trained other pastors in the areas of organization and communication.

He and his wife Robin live in Godfrey and have a daughter, son-in-law, and 3 grandchildren.

He is a lifelong Knicks, Dodgers, and Rams fan (yes, including Los Angeles . . . both times).