Nathan Ekama grew up in Ohio and completed his undergraduate studies at Kent State University. He has a background in Sociology, Family Dynamics, and Statistical Analysis. Before being hired into the full-time ministry in 2015 he worked in the Energy Efficiency industry and prior to that, taught in university and primary education. Nathan currently serves as a Pastor in Central Illinois as well as an Assistant Pastor for the congregation in Terre Haute, Indiana. Nathan and his wife, Jacqueline, have two children.