Life verses: II Corinthians 3:18; Philippians 3:10-11

Tim Kauffman was born in central Georgia but grew up in Alabama and Arkansas. After graduating from high school as a homeschooler, he worked part-time in his family’s cake factory and part-time in construction work for several years.
Since 2013, Tim spent fourteen months as a maintenance volunteer at Penn Valley Christian Retreat, taught school for two years in northeastern Ohio, then taught for another half year in his home community in Arkansas, and finally spent two years at FBTI as a student. After graduating from the Teacher Apprenticing Program in 2020, he stayed at Faith Builders as a staff member.

Lucinda (Bender) Kauffman was born and raised in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania. She attended and graduated from Shady Grove Christian School. After her high school graduation, she worked at home on the farm, helped with a lawn care business, worked at a candy shop, and taught school. In 2018 she enrolled in the Teacher Apprenticing Program at Faith Builders, then returned to her home area and taught school for two more years before marrying Tim.

Tim and Lucinda were married on June 4, 2022. Together they enjoy coffee, cooking, picnicking, biking, and exploring. They desire to see and celebrate Christ’s work in the world and in the people around them and want to draw others with them into this adventure.