Lauren grew up in Roanoke, Alabama and graduated from Handley High School. She then moved to Birmingham where she began attending Samford University and obtained her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education.
During her junior year at Samford, she became CrossPoint’s Children’s Ministry Assistant where she served 2 years before beginning a full time teaching career. In that time, she became one of CrossPoint’s missionary partners and moved to Seoul, South Korea where she spent 2 years teaching at an international school. While there, she began working on her Master of Arts in Christian Education with a concentration in Children’s Ministry through Dallas Theological Seminary (Graduated in May 2020). God then called her to serve children and junior high students in Houston, Texas where she eventually met her husband, Michael.
Lauren has a passion for making the Bible understandable, exciting, and enjoyable for children of all ages. She loves people and enjoys building relationships with kids and their families over fun activities, coffee, sweet treats, or meals!
A few of her favorite things include binge watching TV shows, desserts, shopping, finding new restaurants, and exploring fun places!