Brandan is the Lead Pastor of Missiongathering Christian Church in San Diego, California, and the author or contributing author to six books. Acclaimed as one of “the most hope-inspiring young Christian leaders”, Brandan speaks to diverse audiences around the globe and has been an honored guest speaker at a wide range of venues, from the White House to the Parliament of the Worlds Religions. He serves as an adjunct lecturer at San Francisco Theological Seminary and lectures regularly at globally prestigious academic institutions ranging from Oxford University, University College of Dublin, Cardiff University, and Emory University. Brandan is currently a postulant in the Order of Ecumenical Franciscans, and earned his bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry & Theology from Moody Bible Institute and his Master of Theological Studies from Iliff School of Theology. He currently resides in San Diego, California.