Pastor Larry was brought up in Milford, Connecticut, and graduated from Barrington College. He spent 6 years in the Air Force as a captain (he flew a desk!). He graduated from Gordon Conwell Seminary and served at College Church in Wheaton, Illinois, from 1975-1996 as Executive and Missions Pastor. In January 1997, he was called to Black Rock Church where he is currently the Executive/Missions Pastor.
He enjoys playing sports (he is an old basketball player!), reading theology and history (especially Civil War), and is an avid (if not very proficient) sailor. He is married to Susan who is a pediatrician, theatrical director and biology teacher. They have three children: Kimya, who is married to Joel Knecht, David, who is married to Kate, and Amy, who is married to Ronnie Vales. Pastor Larry has a passion for Global Missions and teaching God's Word.