Lynda Olsen graduated from Mt. Angel Seminary in 1998 with a Master of Arts in Theological Studies. She has served the church as a Pastoral Associate, Director of RCIA, Director of Adult Faith Formation, Marriage counselor, retreat facilitator and guest speaker. For her undergraduate degree, she attended Oregon State University and earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Business and Marketing Management. With backgrounds in both pastoral ministry and business, she presents tools for living out the Gospel message while living “in the world.” She lives in Portland with her husband and daughter.