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About Laurie

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Laurie is a Christian singer, song-writer, speaker, published author, professor and Bible teacher.  Laurie was left a partial paraplegic at the age of 14 due to injuries sustained in a car accident caused by a drunk driver and not being medically treated properly by a doctor who was also under the influence when she arrived at the hospital. She has dealt with adversity but has seen how God works through even the most horrible circumstances. Jesus Christ transformed her life through this car accident and today she has a deep passion for teaching biblical principles.  Laurie has ministered around the United States and in Moldova, Russia, France, and Germany.  Her husband Kevin is a military Chaplain and their family is no stranger to ministry. Laurie and Kevin have three children: Luke, Lydiaruth, and Canaan. Laurie completed her Ed.D. in Christian Leadership at Liberty University in Fall 2023. She is a part-time professor for Anderson University and is also available for speaking events. She has experience speaking to groups of all ages.  


“I so enjoyed your music…you have a beautiful voice and a great gift for writing songs…You have such a sweet Godly spirit and an amazing testimony that I know God is using in a powerful way!”


- Lysa TerKeurst,

President of Proverbs 31 Ministries,

Charlotte, NC


“…thank you for your interest in helping students go on mission ventures that can impact the world and change their own lives.  Your songs are wonderful. You are gifted with a voice of praise and compassion! I will be excited to support what you…do with this.  God bless you and again, thank you.”


-Bob Cline

Vice President for Church Relations

and Senior Campus Pastor

at Anderson University, Anderson SC

“I am so blessed and thankful for Laurie’s ministry. Her passion for our Lord Jesus is clear and her music is full of the Spirit..this music has beauty and is deeply moving…so blessed by this ministry.”


–Becky Walker

Associate Campus Minister (Women)

at Anderson University, Anderson SC

“Laurie Thompson was my student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary almost two decades ago. She and her husband Kevin have a wonderful family and a heart for ministry. Through great physical challenges, Laurie has managed her household, helped her husband, and nurtured her children and still found time to pour out time and energies in ministry through her gift in music and inspiring pen.”


-Dorothy Kelley Patterson

First Lady, Southwestern Baptist

Theological Seminary,

Fort Worth, Texas

"Someone has wisely said, 'The mark of the mature Christian is not what happens to them, but how they respond to what happens to them!'...Laurie Thompson clearly shows that she has that special touch of maturity. Her response to a tragic accident is an incredible testimony to her love for Jesus and her determination to be 'above her problems' rather than beneath them." 


-Evangelist Junior Hill,

Hartselle, AL 

“[I was] inspired, encouraged and blessed as I read every word of your remarkable journey. You are a beautiful sister. May the Lord continue to strengthen you as you share your story for His glory. Today it made a difference in my life and I am grateful.” 


–Dawn Smith Jordan

Christian author, singer-songwriter, speaker,

Columbia SC

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