Rainer pastors congregations in Calgary, Red Deer, Winnipeg and Regina. He served as the chairman of the National Council for 20 years. He also chairs the Ministerial Services team in Canada. He was born in Finland and grew up in Canada. He is an Ambassador graduate of 1969 and has served in the church and ministry since that time. He and his wife, Claudia, were married in 1970. They have two married daughters. Claudia, has run her own home-based upholstery business over 25 years. They enjoy hunting, fishing and camping and their three grandchildren.