Ron & Ann Mainse
Ron and Ann give leadership to Heart to Heart Marriage & Family Ministries, creators of A Better Us. They are known across Canada for their years of hosting the popular 100 Huntley Street TV show. Ron is the youngest of four children of Crossroads/100 Huntley Street Founder, David Mainse. While growing up he spent many volunteer hours beside his Dad performing various jobs, such as running old printers and stuffing envelopes. After graduating from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, with a major in Biblical Studies and a minor in Business Management, he began working full time with Crossroads, serving in a variety of capacities for 30 years, until taking leadership of Heart to Heartas President. Ron is an ordained minister with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada.
Ann was born in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, into a U.S. military family. She and Ron met while attending Evangel University, where she completed a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. They were married in 1984. As a stay-at-home mom for 15 years, Ann often led a weekly women's Bible study in her home. She began ministering on TV in 2001 as the writer and host of the daily devotional segment on 100 Huntley Street called "Sincerely Yours", a two-year journey through the New Testament, which later became a book series. In 2005 Ann began hosting 100 Huntley Street alongside Ron, and in 2006 she launched a program with a women's focus called Full Circle. Currently, besides periodic TV appearances, Ann speaks at women's events, has a daily devotional radio segment on Joy Radio, and a daily podcast called Sincerely Yours, featured on FaithStrongToday.com.
Ron and Ann are the parents of three grown children and "Nana and Papa” to two precious grandchildren. They bring to Heart to Heart a passion for ministering to couples and families, and their vision is that every home would become a loving and unified haven, creating a legacy of hope for future generations.
Michael “Pinball” & Diane Clemons
Mike is a Canadian icon of sporting excellence, community leadership, and personal integrity. After graduating from the College of William and Mary with a degree in economics, he was drafted by the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs in 1987. He joined the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts in 1989, earning the nickname “Pinball” due to his running style of bouncing off defensive players. His #31 jersey is one of only four that have been retired by the Argos, and he became head coach of the Argos from 2000 to 2007.
Mike is a four-time Grey Cup winner, and he continues to be the pro-football world record holder in all-purpose yards (25,396). He was inducted into the CFL Hall of Fame in 2008 and was recently inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his tireless promotion of sports and his work in the community.
Diane developed a passion for music at a young age, having been raised in a musical family. Whether it’s Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Soul or Blues, Diane believes music has a way of telling a story that soothes the soul and touches the hearts of listeners. She has recorded several albums and has graced the stage of major events across North America, including concerts, conferences, music awards, sporting events, charity galas, and much more. Her most cherished musical memory is singing with the great Stevie Wonder. Diane is also known for her gift of motivational speaking, as she uses her natural gift of storytelling to compel her audience. More about Diane can be found on her website HERE.
Together, Mike & Diane co-founded the Pinball Clemons Foundationwith a vision “to empower youth through education by bringing them from the margins to the mainstream.” They also host a regular video podcast called “The Sweet Spot” featured on Joy Radio and FaithStrongToday.com. Mike and Diane have been married for 25 years and have three daughters, Rachel, Raven and Rylie.
Dan & Danielle Macaulay
Acclaimed Canadian-born worship leader and singer/songwriter Dan Macaulay (danmac.org), is a GMA Canada Covenant Award winner and nine-time nominee, with songs being sung by churches and played on radio around the world. As a pastor for 8 years, and having led worship in venues across Canada, the U.S., and internationally for 25+ years, Dan now takes his considerable pastoral and worship-leading experience with him on the road full time, serving churches of all shapes and sizes, leading worship, teaching, and speaking at a variety of events.
One of Dan’s recent song releases, “As For Me And My House” (sung by his son, 7 year old Keaton) won 2017 “Children’s Song of The Year” at the 2017 GMA Canada Covenant Awards. Dan’s latest full album, “From You For You” also received five nominations (Canada’s Dove Awards) including “2012 Praise & Worship Album of the Year” as well as a four-star review from Worship Leader Magazine. CCM Magazine called Dan: “One of those guys you may not have heard of…but you should!” (Dan also wrote and performed the “A Better Us” theme song!)
Danielle is an author, blogger, and speaker who provides weekly nourishment for your body and soul with healthy recipes and inspirational writings at her popular blog spot, frommilktomeat.com. Danielle can be found regularly speaking to women’s and moms’ groups, bringing with her a refreshing honesty and relatable humor that unlocks hearts. She recently released her first book to rave reviews, a fun family mealtime devotional, called "Table Talk - Family Dinner Devos.”
Dan and Danielle Macaulay met as teenagers and have been happily married now for 17 years with two young and entertaining boys, Keaton and Braden.
Eric & Kara Mainse
Eric and Kara Mainse were married on August 16, 2014, when Eric was 22 and Kara 21. They first met at Master’s College and Seminary, where they both graduated with degrees in Theology. Eric is the youngest son of Ron and Ann Mainse and grandson to David and Norma-Jean Mainse. Kara was born and raised around Bowmanville, Ontario with her twin sister, who is also in ministry. Together as a team, Eric and Kara pastor at New Life Assembly in Brantford, Ontario as the Youth & Young Adult Pastor and Children’s Pastor. They’re a dynamic duo, pouring their lives into the younger generation as they follow God's calling. They have no children yet, unless you count the two fury puppies that take up space in their home and hearts.
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