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.
Johnnie Lambert presently serves as Pastor for the Buffalo and Elmira, New York congregations plus Eastern Europe. He was ordained as an Elder in 1980 after serving as a deacon for five years. Members of the congregations, along with translators and editors, publish and provide literature which he distributes in Estonia and throughout the Russian speaking world. Along with his wife Hazel, he was baptized in 1968 in Atlanta, Georgia.