Nate Showalter

Position at AGIF: Senior Pastor, Elder Chair

About: Dr Nathan D. Showalter was one of the founding leaders of Abundant Grace in 2005 and has served as senior pastor since 2008. Before moving to Shanghai in 2003, Nate worked in leadership and community development in the U.S., Asia and Africa, serving for eight years as pastor of Taipei International Church and for six years with World Vision in California, Hong Kong and Taiwan. 

An ordained Mennonite minister, Nate is married to Dr Christina Lee who works as an executive coach and management consultant in addition to her ministry with Abundant Grace. Their son Eli works as a graphic designer in New York City. Nate holds degrees from Eastern Mennonite University (B.A. 1971 cum laude), Fuller Theological Seminary (M.A. 1977), Lancaster Theological Seminary (M.Div. 1980), and Harvard Divinity School (Th.D. 1990).