Samantha Means is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who is passionate about serving and loving vulnerable populations. She serves as a trauma and healing 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.


Samantha has a masters degree in divinity and a bachelor's degree in human development and spends her spare time serving in an equine ministry and taking her horse on trail rides in the mountains. She's lived abroad in Japan and in the Middle East but calls the Pacific Northwest home.