You can browse through and read entries from Larry's complete historical blog archives here.
Larry received his MA from Harding University Graduate School of Religion, his MDiv from New Orleans Babtist Theological Seminary and his MA in American History from Tulane University. He served for 14 years as senior minister with the Richardson East Church of Christ.
Now, Larry is CEO of the Central Dallas Ministries (CDM), a human and community development corporation with a focus on economic and social justice at work in inner city neighborhoods. Some of Larry's blog posts describe CDM's community development mission and philosophy. Those Community Development 101 posts are here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.
A prolific blogger, Larry mostly writes about the issues facing low-income residents of the inner cities of the U.S. and how mainstream America largely forgets or, worse, ignores the day-to-day realities of urban life for the so-called "poor." He and his wife, Brenda, live in the same urban neighborhood of Dallas that CDM serves.Larry is committed to realizing racial reconciliation and makes no apology for the fact that his own living and active faith fuels his work.
With over 100 employees and thousands of volunteers in this ministry, Larry's days are full. We are fortunate that he finds the time to share his thoughts with us here.
Larry welcomes you to view his blog archives here.