What is your church body doing to share the Gospel around the world? How could you partner with global missions?
Bio: Krista Young serves the Lord through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) in Africa, based in Nairobi, Kenya. As the LCMS area volunteer coordinator for Eastern and Southern Africa, Krista works closely with other LCMS missionaries and ministry teams to develop and strengthen relationships with local church partners. She connects the LCMS and its partner churches to provide short-term volunteer missionaries, short-term mission teams and medical mission teams in the countries of these two African regions. These teams strengthen the local churches and provide encouragement for the pastors and people with whom they work. She also coordinates short-term efforts and helps equip the teams to share the Gospel in appropriate ways with a strong cultural understanding. Krista (Adler) is a “missionary kid” who was born and raised in Papua New Guinea. She received her Director of Christian Education (DCE) certification from Concordia University, St. Paul, St. Paul, Minn., and then served as a DCE at churches in Missouri and North Carolina. Krista served as a volunteer coordinator in Ethiopia before coming to Kenya. Krista and her husband Joel have been married 24 years and have two daughters, Sydney and Grace.
Youth and adult sessions recorded at the 2022 LCMS Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas. For more information about the Gathering, visit www.lcmsgathering.com.