Gina Abbas 

Career Coach, Ministry Consultant, Speaker, and Freelance Writer 

Gina is the author of two books and a frequent writer for Orange. Gina has a Bachelor's degree in biblical studies and a Master's from Azusa Pacific School of Theology. Gina is a certified youth ministry coach with the National Association of Youth Ministry coaches. When she isn't drinking coffee or trying to decode Taylor Swift lyrics for secret messages, she likes to hang out with her family—sometimes defeating them at Mario Kart.

 

Gina is married to Tim, a Social Studies teacher resulting in lively dinner conversations centered around faith, democracy, and education. Gina lives in Zeeland, Michigan, with her husband and three kids.

Some of her past and current work include projects and collaborations with: The Youth Cartel, Youth Specialties, Orange, Lead a Better Story, Orange Leaders, The National Network of Youth Ministries, The Small Group Network, Young Life, Youth for Christ, The Salvation Army, and the Multi-Multi Podcast. 

Gina spends most of her weekdays at The Women's Resource Center in Grand Rapids, where she serves as a Career Coach. Gina is also a freelancer who writes, consults, coaches and speaks on the topics of women in leadership, multi-site,  youth ministry, and parenting.  

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