John Hugh Tate, his wife Linda & their boys came to Paris after 17 years of church planting & pastoring in his home state of Mississippi, USA.

He has always had a global heart, growing ministry partnerships in Honduras, India, UAE & Italy.

He came to EIC to plant another church in Paris south & serve on the pastoral team.
John Hugh holds a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Seminary, and a Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School. He also has a Master’s in International Relations from University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. He did undergraduate studies in English and French at University of Mississippi.
Some of his favorite hobbies are reading, running, travelling, watching good movies with his boys, playing baseball, and deer hunting.