Sam Laing

Sam has devoted himself to be a warrior for the Lord since his young days as a college student. He has been married to Geri, the girl of his dreams, for over forty years and is the father of four wonderful children, all of whom are happily married.


He enjoys being the grandfather of nine, and joyfully makes the claim that being a husband, father and grandfather is better than he ever imagined it would be! He enjoys riding his Harley, writing his books, taking care of his cats Bill and Ted, and helping people learn about God. He has worked in the ministry for over 40 years, serving churches in Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York and North Carolina. He received his BA degree from the University of Florida in 1971 and has done postgraduate work at Columbia Theological Seminary and Duke School of Divinity. He currently serves as an Elder and Minister in the Palm Beach Ministry of the South Florida Church of Christ.


Sam and his wife Geri have co-authored 5 books on Marriage and Family: Raising Awesome Kids in Troubled Times, Friends and LoversThe Essential Eight Characteristics of a Growing Marriage, The Essential Eight Characteristics of a Strong Family, and The Wonder Years (with their daughter Elizabeth Thompson). In addition to Warrior and The Warrior Workbook, Sam has authored four other books: Be Still, My Soul, The Guilty Soul’s Guide to Grace, The Five Senses of Romantic Love, and Mighty Man of God.