Regional Coordinator – North America >>> Sabrina Black .
Dr. Sabrina Black, a woman after God’s own heart is an author, professor, counselor, mentor, life coach, missionary and Bible scholar. She is the founder of Global Projects for Hope, Help and Healing (GPH3) a non-profit 501c3 Missions Agency that has served on 5 of 7 continents. Sabrina is a modern day abolitionist in the fight against Human Trafficking. Through GPH3 she has touched and transformed lives with the Word and counseling resources; providing victim services, crisis counseling and trauma training as well as intervention. Sabrina’s focus is helping others locally and globally become stabilized and anchored citizens giving back to the community. She calls forth greatness in others and is committed to leadership development. Dr. Black is the recipient of the Great Commission Humanitarian of the Year Award, Who’s Who in Black Detroit, 2010 Spirit of Detroit Award and the 2011 Community Icon Award.
Having served over 20 years on the mission field, Sabrina was one of the 400 delegates from the US to be part of the 4,000 leaders from over 200 Nations in Cape Town for the 2010 Lausanne World Congress. She served as the Communications Liaison for the African American Delegates. Dr. Black was also the Coordinator for the 2010 Lausanne Conversation Gathering in Detroit, Michigan (featuring Doug Birdsall, Pastor Bob Shirock, Donovan Case, Rev. Dr. Walter McCray, Richard VanPelt and Dr. Sabrina Black as panelist). In November 2010 Dr. Black received the honor of being appointed by the Movement for African National Initiatives (MANI) as Deputy Coordinator for the Africans in the Diaspora in charge of North America. Her cabinet will travel to Abuja, Nigeria for a Global Consultation in September 2011. Sabrina recently co-facilitated the Global Impact Strategy Meeting in Maryland with Pastor Julien Dangerfield of Shalom Outreach and served as Affinity speaker for Mission America. She was also one of the four Lausanne Delegates that presented for the Mission Month Series at The Park who’s pastor is Bishop Claude Alexander.
Dr. Black is in private practice and is the Clinical Director of Abundant Life Counseling Center, an outpatient mental health facility, which emphasizes spiritual values. Among her credentials, Black is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Addictions Counselor and Certified Biblical Counselor with 20 years of experience in individual, marriage, family and group counseling. She has degrees in psychology and counseling. Sabrina has expertise in the fields of gambling addiction, sexual addiction and sexual abuse, relational problems due to substance addiction, issues relating to clergy and ministry leaders, marital conflicts and communication, boundaries and spiritual growth, stress, anxiety, burnout and anger management. She is passionate about glorifying God, amplifying His Word, and edifying His people. Sabrina is an advocate for the lost, and a living testimony for those who desire to achieve the abundant life and fulfill their Kingdom dream.
A national and international speaker for conferences, retreats and workshops, Sabrina’s dynamic message of life’s struggles, temptations and triumphs, challenges others to deal with the real issues of Christian living. She is a warm, witty, woman of God whose messages connect with audiences that are multicultural, cross-generational and of various denominations. She is a much sought after consultant for schools, churches, corporations and organizations. Sabrina is contributing author to the Soul Care Bible published by Thomas Nelson; co-author of, “Prone to Wander: A Woman’s Struggle with Sexual Sin and Addiction,” published by PriroityONE Publications; co-editor of, “Counseling in African American Communities,” published by Zondervan; author of, “Can Two Walk Together? Encouragement for Spiritually Unbalanced Marriages,” book and Bible Study Guide published by Moody Press; co-author of “HELP! For Your Leadership,” book and workbook with CD published by PriorityONE Publications; “Counseling for Seemingly Impossible Problems,” published by Zondervan; and four workbooks:“Face It, Forgive It and Forge Ahead,” “Understanding and Managing Anger,” “Facing the Jungle of Conflict” and “Spiritual Formation.” Her latest release is “Effective Strategies for Counseling African American Men” published by Abundant Life Resources.
She has served as adjunct faculty at Rochester College, Ashland Theological Seminary, Cornerstone University, Michigan Theological Seminary (now Moody), Great Lakes Christian College and for Christian Research and Development. She is a frequent guest lecturer at Makere and Mokono Christian University both in Africa. Sabrina is a member of Evangel Ministries (Christopher Brooks, Pastor) and serves as the Director of the Healing Place Counseling Ministry, Missions Director and instructor for the Detroit Bible Institute. Dr. Black is president of the National Biblical Counselors Association, past chairperson of the Black African American Association of Christian Counselors and a member of the American Counseling Association, International Association of Marriage and Family Counseling and the Michigan Counseling Association.
Featured on numerous local and national radio and television broadcast, Sabrina has also won the Annual Herald Award for Religious Broadcasting twice for a weekly radio call program she co-hosted. Sabrina has also hosted a nationally syndicated weekly broadcast titled, “It’s Relational with Dr. Sabrina Black.” She is active with the WRAP Group (Writers Resources and Accountability for Publishing), the American Christian Writers – Detroit Chapter, the Advanced Writers and
Speakers Association, the Lydia Circle of Business and Professional Women, and the Leadership Help Group. She is a regular columnist for “Precious Times Magazine.”Dr. Black is the co-Founder of “Girls with Great Potential,” “Aspire Higher: Leadership Think Tank” and “Women Who Lead.” She sits on the Presidents Roundtable and is part of the Summit Group (both founded by Matthew Parker). Dr. Black’s organization GPH3 serves as the liaison between the African Christian Fellowship (ACF) and the Summit Group.
Sabrina lives in Detroit, Michigan with her husband Warren Jose’ Black. She has one son and four grandchildren. She is has been to Romania, London, Budapest, the West Indies, Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, Haiti, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and many more places teaching, preaching and reaching the masses with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Sabrina serves in full time ministry, is an ordained elder and chaplain. Since Sabrina accepted the Lord in 1986, she has been singing God’s praises and giving testimonies of His goodness (she has written over 100 songs of praise and worship). Like the woman at the well, she is making a local and global impact by telling others about the Man (Jesus) who changed her life.Primary Ministries
• Global Projects www.globalprojects.org
• Great Adventure Ministries
• Ministries in Action
• Shalom Outreach