Get to Know Our LCMS Missionaries
Rev. Shauen and Krista Trump serve with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) in Africa, based in Nairobi, Kenya. As the LCMS area director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Shauen works with other LCMS personnel serving in these regions of Africa and builds relationships with the leaders of partner churches. He also implements strategies, projects, programs and grants for roughly half the African continent, from Ethiopia to South Africa. Krista works part-time as the Africa region project coordinator, an unofficial logistics coordinator for various events, a hostess and an enduring and gracious wife and mother.
Matt and Dee Dee Wasmund, along with their daughters, Lily and Olivia, live in Seoul, South Korea where Matt serves as the strategic volunteer coordinator for East Asia for The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS). He oversees the support and programmatic needs for the GEO (globally engaged in outreach) missionaries at the Concordia School System – Taiwan and for the GEO missionary program in Korea. He also facilitates short-term mission opportunities with the goal of enhancing existing ministries in other Asian countries, looks for ways to involve U.S. churches in overseas ministry and strives to create and maintain effective strategies for sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ with those in their community and beyond.
Rev. Adam and Christine Lehman serve the Lord as career missionaries through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Spain. In this role, Adam serves as a church planter, working with other church leaders to grow the church in this country. Through the relationships formed, Adam and Christine seek to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with the people of Spain.
Rev. Jonathan and Anita Clausing serve the Lord as career missionaries through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) in Eastern Africa, based in Kenya. As the coordinator of this area’s Mission Training Center (MTC) programs, Jonathan supports existing MTC programs by teaching lay leaders, evangelists and trainers and providing oversight and encouragement to local coordinators. He also cultivates new requests for MTCs into functioning projects and maintains, develops and provides translation supervision for the MTC curriculum.
Krista Young serves the Lord through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) as a career missionary in Kenya. Krista is a volunteer coordinator, working with local leaders to identify and open opportunities for short-term volunteers and teams to support the work of the church. She coordinates these visits and makes the needed arrangements to help them be successful.