Linda Dwornik grew up in Hammond, Indiana, near Chicago. She attended Purdue University Calumet where she studied Elementary Education and worked for her college newspaper as Production Manager and later Managing Editor. In 2008 she decided to take some time oﬀ from university to attend Ambassador Bible Center. After ABC she stayed in Cincinnati, Ohio, to finish her Bachelor of Science degree at University of Cincinnati. She graduated in 2011 with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She taught preschool for four years. In 2015 she decided to make a career change.
Active in the ministry of Jesus Christ for more than five decades, Victor Kubik is a long-time pastor and Christian writer. Together with his wife, Beverly, he has served in pastoral and administrative roles in churches and regions in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa. He regularly contributes to Church publications and does a weekly podcast. He and his wife have also run a philanthropic mission since 1999.
He was named president of the United Church of God in May 2013 by the Church’s 12-man Council of Elders, and served in that role for nine years.