Pastor for Preaching & Vision at Grace City Church of the NE
Ian McConnell serves as the pastor for preaching and vision at Grace City of the Northeast and as the Director of Church Planting & Mission for Sovereign Grace Churches. Ian was born in Philadelphia and grew up in a rough around the edges Irish clan with five brothers in Juniata Park. Ian and his wife Rachel have 3 children and reside in the neighborhood of Bustleton. When asked what three books have been the most impactful in his life he said: Desiring God by John Piper, Revival & Revivalism by Iain Murray, and The Gospel for Real Life by Jerry Bridges. In his free time you can find Ian and his wife hanging out with friends, enjoying good food, and having long unhurried conversations. Ian also likes to watch sports and play sports. He is a die-hard Philly sports fan—Eagles, Phillies, Flyers…and the Sixers—in that order.