Steve Berg has served the Canadian Conference of MB Churches as interim executive director since January 2017. His leadership roles have included executive minister of the B.C. Conference of MB Churches and national director of government affairs with Power to Change. Steve studied at Tabor College, Bethel Seminary, and Regent College. With 44 years of pastoral experience, Steve is currently senior associate pastor at South Abbotsford (B.C.) Church, offering his gifts in preaching and leadership mentoring. Steve and Karen have 4 married children and 13 grandchildren.
Sarah Whyte is a disciple of Jesus; a wife, mother, and friend; and the pastor of home groups at WMB (Waterloo MB) Church. She lives in Waterloo, Ont., with her husband Bryant and three adorable sons. They live in intentional community, seeking to be the love and light of Christ in their neighbourhood, where they are also proud owners of a local café. Sarah loves sharing the good news of God’s Kingdom, inviting others into transformational community, and celebrating the freedom of Christ’s love. She is also an avid reader, quick talker, and mediocre runner.
Bruce Enns is the moderator for the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. A pastor since 2000, Bruce is currently lead pastor at Forest Grove Community Church, Saskatoon, and site pastor for FGCC’s Attridge congregation. He studied and has degrees from Columbia Bible College, Trinity Western, and University of Saskatchewan. With a background in coaching and athletics, Bruce enjoys hockey and watersports, as well as woodworking. Bruce and Lisa have 4 daughters.
Emerson Cardoso is president of Convenção Brasileira das Igrejas Evangélicas Irmãos Menonitas (COBIM), the MB conference in Brazil. Under his visionary leadership, COBIM has grown to 86 churches, 35 smaller congregations, and more than 12,000 members. The church he pastors outside Curitiba runs an orphanage; a drop-in centre for at-risk teens; a daycare for single, working mothers; and a temporary shelter for women fleeing abuse or otherwise in need of a place to stay. Emerson also serves as the secretary of the executive committee of the International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB).
Mark Wessner is the president and associate professor of biblical studies for leadership at MB Seminary in Langley, B.C. Prior to pastoring at Westwood Church in Prince George, B.C., he was a regional manager of land development for the B.C. government. He holds a PhD in biblical Hebrew narratology from University of Pretoria, South Africa. Mark has taught at public, private, and Christian universities (both in the classroom and online), and served as a chaplain in hospital, prison, and university athletics contexts. Mark and Jennifer have 2 teenaged daughters.