John is currently serving with Northwest Leadership Foundations in Tacoma, WA, overseeing the City as Parish Initiative. He also liaisons between Leadership Foundations (the umbrella organization to which Northwest Leadership Foundations belongs) and BGU’s educational programs. Previous to this, John and his family spent two years in Beijing, serving both emerging young leaders and an organization working with migrant children. John has also served two years at University Place Presbyterian Church as Discipleship Pastor, and twelve years as Director of Tacoma College Ministry at the University of Puget Sound.
DMin, Bakke Graduate University, Seattle, WA
MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
BA, Pacific Lutheran University