About
About
About

Our Pastors

Pastor Corey Erman

Pastor Corey Erman was called into the ministry in late 1995. He left a career in IT consulting in the United States and moved back to his homeland, Turkey, in 1996. He traveled as an evangelist for 2 years and distributed Bibles, organized street outreaches, mobilized church members and ministered on streets, school campuses, parks, neighborhoods, hospitals, churches and wherever the Lord opened doors. In 1998, he married Gulben “Rose” in Ankara, Turkey. Together they moved back to the US to attend one year of Bible School at The River Bible Institute. Upon graduation they briefly served with Revival Ministries International. In 1999, after a large devastating earthquake shook the Istanbul region, they moved back to Turkey to start a church and a Bible School. Today Corey Erman is the Senior Pastor of one of the largest Spirit-filled churches in Turkey, The River at Istanbul. He is also the Founder and President of the largest full-time Bible School in Turkey, The River Bible Institute of Istanbul. He is the founder of Turkish Revival Ministries, which has a vision for evangelism, church planting and equipping believers, carrying revival to over 25 nations. Pastor Corey’s TV program “Revival (with The Word and the Spirit)” is broadcast to 4 million homes daily.

Pastor Rose Erman

Pastor Rose Erman is a passionate worshiper and teacher who’s desire is to raise up anointed leaders and worshipers in the church. She is a beloved Pastor with the unique ability to instill eternity on the inside of others and help them gain a revelation of their true value in Christ. She is highly regarded in the nation of Turkey for pioneering multiple aspects of worship that has been adopted by many of the churches in that country, and for being one of the few women teaching and preaching on television in Turkey since 2007. She has a passion for teaching the word and runs many Bible Schools in the nations.