Martin lives in Greenwood, SC, and is the Managing Editor for Christian Devotions ( and a proof-editor for Courier Publishing. He is an author, English teacher, minister, and a freelance editor. He is the founder of Love Lines from God and the author of six books, including Grits & Grace and God and Grits, Gumbo and Going to Church. He has also been published in numerous publications. He and his wife are parents of two and grandparents of three. He can be contacted at