Ivan is married to Carol and they have three children, Peter, Daniel & Anna. Ivan grew up in County Tyrone where he began following Jesus as his Lord and Saviour. He trained as a doctor and met Carol who also qualified as a doctor. They worked in hospitals and General Practice before studying at Bible college and serving in a church in Bedfordshire for 10 years. In 2008 they relocated to Cavan where Ivan preaches regularly and leads the church alongside the other elders. In his spare time he enjoys the family, running and reading.