Pastor Yutaka Inada started his Pastoral ministry at Hiroshima Church in 1985 and continued to serve for several churches in West Japan Conference. He finished his MPS course (currently called Master of Pastoral theology). After serving as a Conference Youth Director from 1992 to 1996, he studied at Andrews University for his MA degree majoring in church history from 1996 to 1998.
He was the chaplain of Kobe Adventist hospital from 2002 to 2007. From 2007 to 2009, He served as Associate Secretary of Japan Union Conference; from 2009 to 2015, Executive Secretary of Union. During GC session in San Antonio, he was elected as the Executive Secretary of the Northern Asian Pacific Division.
Pr. Inada's father was a missionary to Taiwan for 12 years with his family. Pr. Inada spent his childhood as a missionary kid at Taiwan. He thinks that it seem to be the plan of the Lord and the family heritage as well to serve the God's people in the North Asia region, He truly appreciate the given chance to serve in the Northern Asia-Pacific Division.
His wife Naomi is a nurse. The couple have three children: Aika, a 23 years old girl who is studying her last year of Japanese Adventist Collage in nursing major, Manami, a 19 years old girl who is preparing studying abroad, Ayumu, a 11 years old boy who is 6 grade of Yokohama Adventist elementary School.