Shawn has served in pastoral ministry since 1998, at two churches in Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica, California. He has a long track record of middle school, high school, and university ministries, as well Christian school chaplaincy. He is currently leading church-based discipleship ministries, with a particular focus on leadership development, cultural renewal and faith-work integration. Shawn holds a Master of Divinity, is nearing the completion of a Doctor of Ministry degree, and is ordained through the Presbyterian Church in America. He and his wife, Kelly, are the grateful parents of three teenage children.