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Meet Our Directors & Founders:

Arlen & Elsa Salte

Meet Our Founders & Directors.

Arlen & Elsa Salte founded the ministry and have served Break Forth Ministries. Read on to find out more:

One of Arlen’s greatest joys is leading others in worship

One of Arlen’s greatest joys is leading others in worship

Arlen Salte

Arlen’s awards include being named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People by Alberta Venture Magazine, Canada’s Promoter of the Year, Concordia University Distinguished Service Award, and a Lifetime Achievement Award. He has sold over a 1/4 million albums, ½ a million total resources, co-authored two books and has been a columnist for Strategies For Today’s Leader.

Arlen’s media credits include appearing many times on international television, landed radio hits as hit as #1 and has been the featured artist for a national CBC radio special.

Arlen earned his Doctorate in 2005 with a focus on leadership.

As a speaker and teacher, Arlen has keynoted for groups as large as 10,000 and has trained over 5,000 musicians, technicians, pastors and leaders in worship and music skills.   

Arlen and Elsa have been happily married since 1981. They love enjoying the grand adventures of life, whether this is zip-lining through Central American jungles or spending time with their family. They also believe that being grandparents is the best job in the world!

 
Elsa’s loves leading tours to the Lands of the Bible.  (Elsa on Jerusalem’s Walls)

Elsa’s loves leading tours to the Lands of the Bible. (Elsa on Jerusalem’s Walls)

Elsa Salte

Elsa is the Co-Founder of Break Forth Ministries. She also serves as the Administrative Director of the ministry. She has been widely recognized for her management and leadership skills.

Elsa is a co-author of the Christian Pilgrim’s Insiders Guide. In addition to Bible School she also graduated as a Registered Nurse and worked at the University of Alberta Hospital in multiple disciplines.

As a leader, Elsa is known for co-founding and directing the largest conference of its kind in North America, along with her husband, Arlen. She was also software co-designer of the Break Forth conference registration and management software.

Elsa and Arlen founded Break Forth Journeys and have led nearly one thousand people on sold out tours to the Lands of the Bible, including Israel, Jordan, Turkey and Greece.

Elsa and Arlen have been happily married since 1981. They love enjoying the grand adventures of life, whether this is zip-lining through Central American jungles or spending time with their family. They also believe that being grandparents is the best job in the world!

 
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Book Arlen & Elsa for speaking, leading worship or teaching.