Allen M. Wakabayashi has an M.A. in missions/intercultural studies from Wheaton College Graduate School and a master's degree in theology/biblical studies from Loyola University (Chicago, Illinois). He has served on various campuses with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship since 1989. Currently, he serves as Great Lakes West Regional Theological Coordinator and Associate Area Director for Northwestern University InterVarsity Fellowship. He is based in Evanston, Illinois.