Shephard is an Elder at Crossroads and has held the role since 2018.
He has been living in Basel with his wife, Chiedzo (former Elder 2007-2010), since moving from the UK . Shephard and Chiedzo have an adult daughter, Joy, and an adult son, Miles, who live in the UK.
He works as a rheumatologist. He is also a member of the Young Life Committee, which supports Young Life ministry through fundraising, prayer and mentoring of leaders.