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.
Braden Veller has been an ordained elder for over 40 years, working with people in many parts of the country. His formal education includes degrees from the University of Vermont and Ambassador College and he also has certifications in integrative health care as it relates to addictions, issues of emotion, and recovery. Although he resides in Florida, he has lived in New England, California, and Atlanta. He is married with one son. With knowledge of Spanish, he and his wife Georgia also have been able to serve the church in multiple countries in Latin America.