Linda has been a baptized member in God’s Church for over 40 years. God began calling her through The Plain Truth and Good News magazines when she was only 11 years old, and at age 12 she began keeping the Sabbath. She is the youngest daughter of Joy and Garfield Beach, who are also members in United Church of God. After graduating from Ambassador College in May 1979, she married John LaBissoniere. John now serves as a UCG media employee and an elder. Linda and John have two grown children, Joy Porter and David LaBissoniere and four grandchildren. In 2002 Linda received a Master of Education degree in School Counseling and Guidance from Lincoln Memorial University. She currently works full-time as an elementary school counselor.