Gina Pottenger - Eurasia

Andrew and Gina Pottenger are missionaries with the Church of the Nazarene, serving on the Eurasia Region. The Pottengers have been assigned to Manchester, U.K., where Andrew is completing a PhD in church history through a partnership between Nazarene Theological College and the University of Manchester. He is finishing his education so that he is prepared to fulfill his call as a theological educator in the Church of the Nazarene.

Andrew has a BA in Religion from MidAmerica Nazarene University, and an MA in Theological Studies from Nazarene Theological Seminary. Prior to arriving in Manchester, Andrew was a volunteer with European Nazarene College serving as guest faculty. He also served the local Nazarene church in Büsingen through occasional preaching and various other capacities.

Gina has a BA in English Literature from Northwest Nazarene University and served from 2009 to 2017 as the founding editor of Engage magazine (, the online mission magazine for Nazarene Global Mission. She now serves as the communications coordinator for the Eurasia Region (read news and videos at Prior to serving on the Eurasia Region, Gina assisted the Nazarene Missions International team at the Global Ministry Center in Lenexa, and worked in publicity for JESUS Film Harvest Partners. She also has five years of experience in journalism as a reporter at two city newspapers.

They were married in 2006, and when they're not working, they enjoy reading, hiking, traveling and experiencing new cultures, foods and people.

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Born in United States

Home District: Colorado

Home Church: Colorado Springs First

Home Assignment Dates:

Oct 19, 2018 - Nov 06, 2018