Born and raised in Southern California, Brian moved to Japan for evangelism work in 2006. Following over ten years in various ministries both in Japan and the US, he is passionate about contextualizing the gospel, teaching the Bible, seeing people transformed by Jesus, and seeing the gospel advance across San Francisco and in Asia. He is honored and excited to lead San Francisco Mandarin Baptist Church wherever God calls it to go.
Pastor Brian Nishimura received his Th.M. at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
He and his wife Misa resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.