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Youthleader Gina
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Youthleader, wife to my college sweetie and mommy of 3.
Youthleader, wife to my college sweetie and mommy of 3.

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Jesus for an Ipad
I was standing in the parking lot of a Southern California "mega church" handing out tickets to kids and their families for a chance to win a free Ipad. As I stood there wearing angel wings and sweating in my Halloween costume [SoCal problems] I began to wo...
Jesus for an Ipad
Jesus for an Ipad
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Leveraging Mondays to Lead Small Group Leaders
Mondays can be hard. There never seems to be enough time or Coffee to go around.  My influence as a ministry leader really started to multiply when I started using GoWeekly as a tool to lead leaders. It really is one of my favorite go to resources to help m...
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Birthday cards for Small Group Leaders
One of the most simple ways to encourage small group leaders and to cultivate a Lead Small Culture   is by remembering and acknowledging their birthday. Who doesn't love a birthday? Maybe you can't Fedex a cup of coffee and slice of yummy cake to your SGL's...
Birthday cards for Small Group Leaders
Birthday cards for Small Group Leaders
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Youth Group Used to Be Boring Until....
from the YS Blog  October 17, 2016 | Gina Abbas How long is your attention span? Thinking about tacos already huh? I have approximately 4 minutes and 52 seconds until your attention shifts to something else. Adults can focus for about 5 minutes on a message...
Youth Group Used to Be Boring Until....
Youth Group Used to Be Boring Until....
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This blog has been moved
I've been writing, speaking, and leading and posting most of that over   HERE.  I am trying to move away from blogger, but haven't figured out how to cost effectively do that and not lose all my past content. But I am still on the interwebs. 
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This blog has been moved
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Simple ways to leverage Mondays in your Ministry
Does anyone love Monday? I typically roll out of bed to the sound of a 4 year old begging to play on my smartphone while eating Lucky Charms [the marshmallows anyways]. She likes shiny new technology and cereal. Preschoolers and middle schoolers. They are l...
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Riding alone in cars with men
If you've ever scrambled for an approved co-ed carpool or eaten lunch alone because a male colleague can't grab a burrito with you, or tried to find a church approved ride from the airport to a ministry conference, you might be a woman in youth ministry. I ...
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Visitor Bags for Student Ministry
How do you prepare to welcome, inform, and assimilate first time guests into your student ministry program? The first and most important thing is to expect and be ready for visitors. Simple things like signs directing students where to go, where to sign in,...
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Small Group Leader Goals- Moving Them to What's Next
Goals. I've achieved my lifelong goal of living within walking distance of both Starbucks and Target. Yup. Happiness achieved. As I was strolling through Target with my Starbucks macchiato in hand, I noticed bikinis next to snow shovels. Yup. Cuz that's SO ...
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Visiting Students at Lunch Without Being Awkward
You want to visit students on their turf. You want to go where they are and all that right? Absolutely. Being present in the lives of students doesn't count if it only happens on your time, in your environment, at your church. If you want to be incarnationa...
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