Jan-Aage Torp is born in Kyoto, Japan, and raised in Bangkok, Thailand as a son of Norwegian missionaries.
Jan-Aage resides in Oslo, Norway with his wife Aina, where they together pastor Restoration Oslokirken. Jan-Aage has six children and five grandchildren. He has authored 7 books on theological and societal topics, and has been a voice on secular tv, radio and newspapers for 25+ years on spiritual, ideological and ethical issues. He has a degree in Nordic Languages & Literature from Oslo University, and Missiology studies at Fuller Theological Seminary. Jan-Aage is the President of European Apostolic Leaders (EAL) as well as the Executive Chairman of Kristen Koalisjon Norge (KKN)/Christian Coalition World (CCW).