For the last few years Kristen has been the youth director at Windsor Spring Baptist Church, a home school teacher and full time mom. She is a trained crisis pregnancy counselor and has been a volunteer at the Augusta Care pregnancy center. While at WSBC she led the youth group on 3 missions trips focused on serving the local community and sharing the hope of Christ. In 2004 Kristen moved to South Africa to work with Youth With A Mission and fell in love with the South African people, culture and community. Since returning to the USA in 2008 she has been an active member in the church and community helping as needed.
Laurie is a Paraprofessional at Martinez Elementary School in Augusta Georgia. She is a wife of 11 years and a mother to 2 beautiful children. Laurie went to Georgia Southern University and obtained a degree in Small businesses/ Entrepreneurship. She enjoys baking, movies and spending time with family.
As a South African native, born and raised in Cape Town, Eddie is no stranger to the struggles the students face on a daily basis. He left law school and went into missions spending a year in Mozambique planting churches in unreached people groups. He is fluent in Afrikaans, English and Portuguese and has served in many countries including Egypt, Zimbabwe, Hong Kong, China and the USA. During his time overseas Eddie developed many skills that he will pass on to the students including welding, a love of music and academics. Eddie looks forward to watching people in the Cape Flats find hope through education, skills and a deeper relationship with God.
Lindsay is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, but has spent the last 12 years in Augusta, Georgia. She earned a BA in Political Science with a minor in Asian Studies and Security Policies from the University of Cincinnati. Lindsay has 3 children with her husband Clay. She currently homeschools Simon and Samuel as well as tutors within a Classical Conversations Community. She is very active in her church, Vineyard Church of Augusta, serving as a preschool teacher and childcare coordinator.
She has a passion for education and searving God.