Pastor Jordan and his wife Sonya are both originally from Toronto, Canada.
They met while completing their studies at university in Toronto.
After marrying in 2003 they came directly to China to teach at an international school, and help with the youth program at the River of Grace.
In 2005 they were appointed to be the senior leaders of the church. In 2012 Sonya started The New City Center which is a family community center focused on helping families grow and play together. Sonya continues to serve as the director and founder of The New City Center. They have three children Annamarie (age 7) and Nathan (age 4) and baby Jonathan.