John is a proud product of Lane Tech High School in Chicago (shout out to all CPS alums!). Prior to coming to RCC in 2020, he served as the English Ministry Pastor at The Salvation Army Mayfair Community Church in Chicago from 2004 to 2020, the same church that his parents founded back in 1988. He received his Master of Divinity from Moody Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He received his call to ministry as a college student studying Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, after which he worked as a software engineer for Motorola and did further study at DePaul University. He loves to play volleyball, watch all World War II movies, and cheer for his Cubbies. He is happily married to Lois and they are blessed with three children – Joshua, Selah and Josiah.