Ian Smith is called to the nation of Japan to help establish 'multiplying transformational churches.' Ian is originally from Olympia, Washington and has lived in Seattle, Tokyo, Chicago and Chuncheon, South Korea.
He studied International Studies Asia and History at the University of Washington and recently completed his graduate studies in Intercultural Studies and Missions at Wheaton College.
Ian came to faith in Jesus as a teenager and is passionate about proclaiming the Gospel. As a Converge missionary he hopes to work in partnership with the local church in Japan to help plant multiplying transformational churches among Japanese young people.