Dr. Lawson is a graduate of Biola University, and was a professor of counseling at Liberty University for 10 years before moving to Florida. He completed a clinical internship at The University of Virginia, where he began his teaching career. Dr. Lawson has written articles and book chapters on families, sexuality and the integration of faith and science. He worked with the Virginia Psychological Association and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. Dr. Lawson has reviewed articles for Communiqué, the journal of the National Association of School Psychologists, and The Journal of Counseling and Development. He has spoken at numerous family enrichment conferences and was hired by the Department of Defense to provide marriage enrichment training. Dr. Lawson recently presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) on training psychologists to be spiritually minded and the impact of the "40 Days of Purpose" on spiritual development. He is married to Amy Lawson and has three children. They currently reside in Apopka and attend Ocoee Oaks Church.