About Russ Gerber
Russ Gerber Spokesperson for the Christian Science Church
For more than 20 years Russ Gerber has been a practitioner of Christian Science, devoting his full time as a healer available to the public. He also holds a teaching degree from the Church and teaches annually a class on Christian Science, an in-depth study of spiritual healing based on the teachings of the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, the textbook of Christian Science authored by the Church’s founder Mary Baker Eddy.
Gerber has also held a number of editorial and management roles at the church’s administrative headquarters in Boston. He joined the Christian Science Monitor’s Radio and TV Broadcasts as Program Manager in 1985. He went on to serve as Associate Editor for the Christian Science religious periodicals, and then became Managing Editor of Broadcasting. During this 20-year period, Christian Scientists around the globe also got to know Russ as the voice of Sentinel Radio, the church’s weekly radio broadcast, which airs on local radio stations throughout the world. He moved into the Committee on Publication in 2007 as Media Manager and now serves as Manager of Committees on Publication, acting as the spokesperson for the Church in media and government.
Before he was employed by the church, Gerber worked in commercial radio in California, including on-air work, broadcast market research, programming, and consulting.