Dr Larry Taylor is an ordained minister and board certified healthcare chaplain endorsed for ministry by the American Baptist Churches USA (http://www.abc-usa.org). He came to Christ during the Jesus People Movement, was first ordained by the Church of the Brethren, then by Calvary Chapel where he served as a church planter and Bible college director. After his son died by suicide, he left the ministry, earned a PhD in psychology and worked as a psychotherapist treating families and individuals. He and his wife Kathy live in Cincinnati and have five children, eight grandchildren, and two wiener dogs.
His story is available for purchase here: http://www.lulu.com/shop/lawrence-taylor-mdiv-phd/as-many-as-i-love-suicide-the-church-and-the-believer/ebook/product-22149771.html