John comes to World Vision Canada with a global world view. John was born in Hong Kong to missionary parents, he has also lived in Kenya, East Africa. He has over 25 years of pastoral ministry in British Columbia, Alberta, Michigan, Pennsylvania and most recently Southern Ontario. John brings a unique understanding of local church ministry and a heart for those in foreign lands. John has also served as a life and ministry coach to those in Canada and the US. John is ordained with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada.

John and his wife, Joanna, were married in 1989. They have three children, one son-in-law and one granddaughter. His other loves include golf and coffee.