Leo Bredehoft was born and grew up in Wichita, Kansas. He became a Christian when he was 16, attended the Southern Baptist church, then a Sabbatarian church. He first met his wife Anja at a Feast of Tabernacles in Germany. Two years later, they married, and now, 36 years later, they have four girls and four grandkids, after many different church experiences. They still wish very much to be in the Kingdom of Heaven.