Posted on February 12, 2016
Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, Cam Abell earned degrees from the Medical College of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University, followed by a Master’s in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. He served a church in Iowa as the Minister of Outreach for eight years, then eight years with EvanTell, writing materials to equip Christians for evangelism.
Cam joined Good News Jail & Prison Ministry in 1996 as a chaplain. In 2011, Cam began in one of his current roles as Regional Director, providing oversight for Good News chaplains in the US; as the Director of Training, Cam trains chaplains and volunteers nationally and internationally, having trained workers in North and South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Mid-East.
He and his wife live in the Richmond, Virginia area.