Samantha Means is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who is passionate about serving and loving vulnerable populations. She serves as a trauma counselor with the Love Factor, LLC in Coeur d'Alene Idaho, and has worked with troubled youth in drug rehabilitation facilities and alternative school programs, cared for the elderly and disabled as a home care aide, and has been to more than a dozen countries to care for orphans and indigenous populations. Her joy is in helping people from all walks of life, and she uses the talents God has given her in writing and public speaking to share the truth of their identity in Christ.


Originally from Spokane, Washington, Samantha achieved her bachelor's degree in Human Development as well as her certification to teach English as a second language through Cambridge in 2015. Currently she is working on her Master's in Divinity and enjoys serving in a variety of ministries with women and youth. She's lived abroad in Japan and in the Middle East but calls the Pacific Northwest home.