John grew up in Helena, Montana, before attending college at Taylor University. He first came to Nepal in 2002. Two years later, he returned to Nepal and was inspired to start Love Justice. Since that time, he has lived primarily in Kathmandu, Nepal, where he continues his work establishing new programs for Love Justice and overseeing current ones. In addition to this work, John is a writer, thinker, lover of philosophy, and educator. He has been married to a Nepali woman named Aksha for over five years, and the couple plans to continue living and working overseas for Love Justice and God's Kingdom.