Rev. Dr. Connie denBok is a Toronto pastor and Adjunct Professor at Wycliffe College, teaching Mission Shaped Ministry, a Fresh Expressions course for those learning how to develop Christian community for those who are not already part of a Christian community. She has church planted two intercultural congregations and partnered with teams for more traditional new churches. Minister of Alderwood United Church in Etobicoke for 10 years, she is also a columnist and writer for the United Church Observer. She and her husband Doug McLeod live in Brampton. They have two daughters, both attending the University of Toronto.