Bro. Vee, as he is known among friends is an ordained Minister from Okinawa Daiichi Baptist Church (Okinawa Baptist Convention). He serves as lead pastor with his wife Ai Nohara who is also an Ordained Minister with Okinawa Baptist Convention. He holds a Th.D (Worship Studies) degree from the Asia Baptist Graduate Theological Seminary (Philippine Branch). He is a proud father of three sons Levi, Kozo and Setsuri. He makes his home in Okinawa, Japan.