Before coming with CrossBridge, Shawn was a missionary with GEM (Greater Europe Mission) and worked as a church planter in Europe for 13 years. He has a BS in Computer Engineering and a ThM from Dallas Seminary. Shawn served as the Southeastern Europe Area Director for GEM from 1998 until 2001 and most recently was working in the area of helping foster church planting movements in Western Europe. As Glocal Missions Pastor, Shawn’s role is to connect us outwardly in world missions and church starting. His wife, Becky and his three children, Joshua, Andrew and Katie are the joy of his life.