James Cottle has served with World Team since April 1999 and stepped into the Asia Area Director role in 2012. He is based in Cambodia. He was born and raised in North Carolina. He has a degree from Carolina Bible College but prior to his service as a cross-cultural missionary he was a supervisor for a metal manufacturing company for several years. He has a construction background and loves working with his hands. James is married to Lynette who is a middle school teacher. They have four children (Moriah, Kailyn, Rachel and Caleb). He and Lynette both love seeing people equiped to do what God has called them to do.