Rudy Rangel was born and raised in Granite City, Illinois. He attended Southern Illinois University to study mass communication, graduating in 2008 with a bachelor of science degree. He also trained as an electrician.
Rudy currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was hired by the United Church of God in 2009 and works as production supervisor at the home office.
Lena VanAusdle currently lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, Lewis, who serves as the pastor of the Queens, NY; Manhattan, NY; New Jersey North; and Hartford, CT and Senior pastor of the Lilongwe, Blantyre, and Nkwazi Malawi congregations of United Church of God.
She has her bachelor's degree in English and master's degree in Clinical Counseling. Her passions (in no particular order) include traveling, writing, helping people, cooking, quilting, and God's way of life.