G. Lind, a native of Los Angeles, moved to Savannah in 2012 as the perfect location to continue his passion of writing. In the midst, he found himself refurbishing a home and finding a wife. Since arriving, he has enjoyed exploring Savannah’s neighborhoods and has been very involved in the Savannah community. He enjoys helping others transition into Savannah and making it “home”. As a realtor, he is committed to focusing on helping to revitalize transitional neighborhoods.
G Lind recently retired as the senior pastor of the historic First Congregational Church on Whitefield square in Savannah. He hasmore than forty years in Christian ministry and extensive experience with community-based work throughout the United States. This includes 29 years of pastoral experience serving churches as Senior Pastor in Baltimore, West Virginia, Los Angeles and Atlanta.
Presently G. Lind serves as a Commissioner with the Savannah Public Housing Authority, and as Chief of Staff for State Senator Lester Jackson, III. He is a member of the Historic Savannah Foundation, the Savannah Chamber of Commerce, the Falcons club, the American Legion and a life member of the NAACP. He also started the Savannah Adopt-a-School initiative in 2016 launching a successful school uniform drive resulting in over 1,000 donated new uniforms to public school students.
G. Lind holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, a Master of Religious Education from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts. Additionally, he is the recipient of a Doctor of Letters from the St. Stephen Bible College in Los Angeles.
G. Lind is the author of a masterful collection of African-American Prose and Poetry entitled“By the Rivers of Babylon, Singing the Blues”, and has recently completed a four volume inspirational work entitled “A Breeze Out of Eden.” In addition to writing, he enjoys cooking and loves shopping with his wife Sonya for antiques.
G. Lind Taylor and Sonya reside on one of Savannah’s most beautiful streets, Victory Drive, in the Baldwin Park community.