Minne started his ministry career teaching at Ruth’s Chapel Christian School in New Bern, NC and taught there for six years. In 2003 Minne, and his family moved to Brantford, ON where he administered and taught at Central Baptist Academy for eight years. While ministering in Brantford, Minne, and his wife Michele, felt that God was directing them to missions, and they attended candidate classes with ABWE in 2008. The Bouma family arrived in Portugal in 2011. Minne taught at Greater Lisbon Christian Academy and served as the Assistant Field Team Leader.

Minne met his wife Michele while at Pensacola, and they married in 1998. God has blessed them with two boys: Drew (2000) and Caleb (2003). Minne loves all outdoor activities, but especially enjoys running and snowboarding. He also enjoys reading, playing games, and spending time with family.