Born in Lithuania, Lina joined the College in June 2014, having relocated from the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Prague where she had served as a Course Leader, Lecturer and later as Pro-Rector and Academic Dean. Lina has BA degrees in Theology and English from the Lithuania Christian College in addition to an MTh in Applied Theology and PhD from IBTS/University of Wales. A musician and artist as well as a theologian, she remains involved in the wider church life, and is particularly interested in exploring various aspects of ethics, spirituality, and theology of culture.
She is married to George, who is a historian.
Her latest book explores the churches’ attitudes to human flourishing and is called Transforming the Struggles of Tamars: Single Women and Baptistic Communities