Sal LoPriore is currently the Counseling Pastor at the rapidly growing New Day Christian Church in Port Charlotte, Florida. A native New Yorker, “Pastor Sal” is a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor, Life Coach, and Christian Speaker. His book "God, Golf, and Great Marriages" has received rave reviews in both Christian and secular circles. He is an active member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and is part of their extensive Christian Care Network. He is also trained and certified in mediation, conflict resolution, and negotiation. Sal completed training in Pastoral Crisis Intervention at the Billy Graham Training Center in Asheville, NC, and is a member of their Rapid Response Team.
Sal has a proven track record as a highly effective Christian Speaker. In recent years he has been the guest speaker at churches and Christian organizations in a number of states, including New York, New Jersey, Georgia, and Florida. The blend of his unique sense of humor and sound scriptural teaching allows his audience to understand even difficult biblical concepts and helps them to incorporate the truth of God’s Word into their daily lives.
In 2007 Sal and his wife, Debbie, founded Grand Vista Ministries, Inc. Their “Essentials Project” supplies free toiletries to the hundreds of homeless and needy families throughout Charlotte County, Florida.
During the summer months, Sal and Debbie can be found at their retreat in the mountains of North Georgia. It is there that Sal does three-, four-, or five-day Intensive Marriage Counseling with couples on the verge of divorce while also maintaining an e-counseling schedule with his Florida clients.
In his free time Sal can be found reading, walking, biking, and, as you may have guessed, golfing.
For more information on Sal, you can visit his website at PastorSal.com.