Shawn is the Assistant Director of the Zacharias Institute. He served with Africa Inland Mission from 2008-2012 both in South Sudan and on a coastal African island. Cross-cultural mission work stirred in him a love for culture and an interest in apologetics. Shawn first joined RZIM in 2015 as an OCCA Fellow in Washington, DC. He currently lives in Alpharetta, Georgia, with his wife and their three young children.