Steve ThomasSteve Thomas, MDiv, is the US coordinator for Mennonite Men. A graduate of Hesston (KS) College, Goshen (IN) College, and Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary (Elkhart, IN), Steve has served in pastoral ministry for 33 years. He cofounded and directed Peacemakers Academy—a Mennonite martial arts school—for 10 years, and taught as an adjunct professor in peace, justice, and conflict studies at Goshen College for six years. He is a cofounder of the Indiana/Michigan MALEs chapter of Illuman and a cofounder of Pathways Retreat (Goshen). He is an ISA Certified Arborist and currently a graduate student in urban forestry. He and Linda Lehman Thomas have four children and live in Goshen, Indiana. He enjoys leading retreats, arboriculture, woodland management, furniture making, travel, and being “Poppy” to his granddaughter.
Don Neufeld, MSW, is the Canadian coordinator for Mennonite Men. He has been a social worker for over 30 years, first in child welfare and then (since 2010) in private practice as a therapist. He works primarily with men, addressing a broad range of matters including mental health, fathering, relationships, addictions, and violence. Don has written and spoken about his specific interest in the convergence of clinical and theological thought in relation to men’s well-being. He is pursuing a master of theology degree at Conrad Grebel University College (Waterloo, ON). Don enjoys camping, cycling, reading, and working in his yard. He and his wife Gayle live in Virgil, Ontario, and have three sons, two daughters-in-law, and one wonderful grandson, Rowan.