Lara was born and raised in the Midwest and has felt called to ministry since high school. She joined WIM in 2014. She has experience in youth ministry, worship ministry, teaching, women’s ministry and administration and is now studying language and serving overseas. Lara has a passion to see the Kingdom of God influence every realm of society and to bring cultural transformation by meeting practical needs and empowering people to see all that God has for them. She also loves to serve established organizations and missionaries bringing strength, strategy and help they may need. Long-term, she would like to serve and disciple the many who are displaced in the world.