Brian and Janet Sauder currently serve on the International Apostolic Council of DOVE. Brian directs the DOVE Global Leadership & Ministry School. Brian and Janet help to provide oversight and direction for DOVE churches in Canada, USA, south central Asia, Zambia, and South Africa. They have 35 years of experience in leadership of churches, small groups, youth groups, government, and business.
Initially trained as an industrial engineer at Penn State University, Brian now provides others with the tools to design and build churches, ministries, businesses, and organizations. In 2017 Brian completed a masters of organizational leadership at Regent University. Much of his time is spent traveling to oversee churches and coach leaders in leadership development. Brian served nine years as an elected government official on the local public school board, including two years as board president.
Brian is the author of Hungry for God, as well as A Practical Path to a Prosperous Life, which were both birthed out of personal revelation and have become life messages. He is co-author of The Biblical Role of Elders for Today’s Church.
Janet’s years of ministry include outreach to children and youth and a season as a missionary in Scotland with a DOVE church-planting team. She has a love for the simple things of life but has apostolic wisdom and insight to understand leadership structures and government. She also works part-time in the medical field as a surgical technician and enjoys traveling with Brian as her schedule permits.
Brian and Janet have been married since 1987. They have five children and and love their role as grandparents. They have discovered that in the busyness of life, a good cup of coffee, a round of golf, a trip to the mountains, a fun movie, or a book to read go a long way towards relaxing and refreshing the soul. . In 2008 they started a rental property business. They reside in Manheim, Pennsylvania.