Christina (Tina) joined Hales Chapel Baptist Church in November 2014. She is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where she achieved a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies. She earned her Bachelors degree from Mississippi State University in 2011. Following graduation from MSU she served with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) as a student missionary in New York City. After completing her 6 month term with NAMB she served with the International Mission Board (IMB) for 2 years as a missionary in Asia.