Samuel Bailey

Shifting the Culture Without Killing the Church

Samuel Bailey, originally from Corsicana, Texas, has been coaching, teaching, and preaching for over 25 years. He has been married to Lori for 20 years. They Have two Daughters, a German Shepherd, and live in Tarrant County.

Samuel attended and graduated from Abilene Christian University with a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and a minor in youth and family ministry. Upon graduation, Samuel headed to Los Angeles, earning his master’s in Curriculum and instruction while teaching at view park college preparatory for five years. He also worked in various areas of ministry at the Figueroa Church under the mentorship of his father-in-law Calvin Bowers.

Samuel succeeded Ben Foster as the minister for the Cedar Valley Church of Christ and has served for 13 years. While managing church and family, He is continuing His education at ACU, studying to earn His Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy. Samuel is currently in his practicum and wants to practice privately while working as a conflict and life coach. He feels blessed to be called to serve in the kingdom and looks forward to many years of quality service to the Lord and his local congregation.