Carey Nieuwhof is founding pastor of Connexus Church and is author of several books, including his latest best-selling work, Lasting Impact: 7 Powerful Conversations That Will Help Your Church Grow.

Carey speaks to church leaders around the world about leadership, change and personal growth. He writes one of today’s most widely read church leadership blogs at and hosts two podcasts—the top-rated Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast where he interviews some of today’s best leaders and the Canadian Church Leader’s Podcast, where he helps Canadian church leaders reach people. His podcasts and blogs are accessed by millions of leaders each year.



Junie Josue is the lead pastor of International Worship Centre (IWC) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 
IWC has grown from 30 to 1,100 worshipers in five church sites since 1999.  Having adapted the cell structure and disciple-making approach, IWC's vision to reach Canada one person at a time has been the passion of their hearts. 
Junie is the Presbyter for the Winnipeg Section and member of the District Executive of PAOC Manitoba and Northwest Ontario District. He is also an active member of the leadership team of the City-Wide Pastors and Leaders Prayer Network and other city-wide initiatives and outreaches of the Body of Christ in Winnipeg. 
Junie's columns on several local Filipino newspapers and CKJS daily radio program are enjoyed by readers and listeners for their practical teaching on real life issues. 
Junie is happily married to his wife, Fatima. A true woman of God devoting her life to the purpose and calling God had predestined her. Junie and Fatima are proud parents of two children:  Ruth & Isaac.



Jenni serves as the Family Life Pastor at Glad Tidings Church in Burlington, where she oversees all the children’s program including “Kidlead” a leadership program for Grade 6-8s.  Jenni also runs their midweek program, “Lift” where they encourage parents to be the primary spiritual influence in their child’s life. She is married to Mark and have four beautiful children Samuel, Abigail, Moriah and Julia.