Gordon was born in Ontario, Canada. He grew up with his three brothers as the son of a mining engineer and lived in many places throughout Canada. He was graciously drawn to Christ at the age of 16 after a serious car accident. After receiving a B.Th. from Ontario Bible College, Gordon also completed a B.A. at the University of Waterloo. In addition, he completed the three and a half year program of ministerial training at Trinity Ministerial Academy in Montville, NJ. Gordon taught for two years at a Christian school in Canada before being called to serve as a pastor at Grace in 1987. He is happily married to his wife Heidi and they are the grateful parents of their son, Landon.
Bernard grew up on the east coast of the US and came to faith in Christ at an early age. After finishing college, he moved to Michigan for a new job opportunity and began attending Grace in 1992. Bernard joined the church the following year and was recognized to serve the church as a pastor in 2015. He is married to his dear wife, Punam and has two precious children.