Ian became actively interested in the issue of Creation vs Evolution after he became a Christian in 1987. He and his wife Heather have been actively involved with the Friends of CMI group in Australia and have supported creation speakers in all sorts of venues. They have travelled with speakers on speaking tours into the outback of Queensland. They have supported and promoted creation evangelism in the distribution of Creation magazine and other creation material. They have supported and promoted the use of creation outreach stalls at community shows all around the country.