Active in the ministry of Jesus Christ for more than four decades, Victor Kubik is a long-time pastor and Christian writer who, together with his wife Beverly, has served in pastoral and administrative roles in churches and regions in the American Midwest, Europe, Asia and Africa. In addition to his broad speaking role, he regularly contributes to church publications and writes a blog for the Beyond Today and UCG web sites. He was named president of the United Church of God in 2013 by the Church’s 12-man Council of Elders.
Michelle Macedo is from Patos de Minas, Brazil. She was born in the church and is currently 22 years old. She is an ABC graduate and a law student, is passionate about different languages and cultures and speaks English and Spanish, as well as Portuguese. Michelle believes that her ability to speak other languages is a gift from God, she is grateful and wants to use it in any way she can to help and serve others. As an only child, she loves meeting new people and having new experiences.