Born in Charlotte, N.C., Becky White grew up as a PK (preacher’s kid) and became an MK (missionary kid) when her parents, David and Barbara White, moved to Taiwan in 1975. Becky graduated from Covenant College in 1984 with a B.A. in English and in psychology. After teaching at Christ’s College in Taiwan for a year and working with PCA Messenger, the magazine of the PCA. Becky attended Fuller Seminary’s School of World Mission, graduating with an M.A. in cross-cultural studies in 1989. These studies included one semester at RTS in Jackson, Miss.
In 1991 Becky returned to Christ’s College, a four-year Christian college that seeks to strengthen the church in Taiwan through educating, evangelizing, and discipling Chinese students. Teaching English at the college offers Becky opportunities both to educate from a Christian perspective and to build relationships for deeper ministry with students through counseling and prayer. Becky teaches a variety of courses such as British Literature, Intercultural Communication, and College Composition. She has served as department chairperson and offers support services for short-term missionary teachers.