Bruce is married to Celester and this year they celebrate their 38th anniversary. The couple now have 3 girls, all married and three grandchildren. He is passionate aboutis his family and he is at his most relaxed when he is around them. He serves as minister to the Congregational Church in Kuilsriver, is the regional moderatorof the regional body of the Congregational Church. He also serves as the Director of Ekklesia at the Faculty of Theology, US. He is also currently the International Moderator of the International Congregational Fellowship until 2019. Bruce is passionate about pursuing justice and abhors discrimination and inequality.