Posted on : Sunday August 1, 2010

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The North American Mission Board has appointed four new missionaries in Maryland.

Lindsey and Brandon Shaffer are serving in Columbia, where Lindsey has been appointed by NAMB as an evangelism specialist.  Prior to her new assignment, she served as a pre-K teacher at the Raleigh Rescue Mission in Raleigh, N.C.

Lindsey holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in education from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., and a M.A. degree in Christian ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.

Also appointed to serve in Columbia is Justin Woods, who will work as a local collegiate evangelism missionary.  Prior to his new post, Justin served as assistant director of admissions at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas.

He holds a B.A. degree in English/communication from Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, and a M. Div. degree in Bible and a M.T. degree in pastoral ministries from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas.

Woods and his wife, Tera, are the parents of a daughter, Anna.  Tera holds a B.S. degree in applied mathematics from Texas A & M.