Larry Pate – Lead Pastor


Family: My Wife and Best Friend of 20 years is Terri.  My Sons and Two Favorite Guys in the whole world are Noah and Luke

Saved: When I was 4 years old, but I discovered God’s Life Changing Grace at age 18

Previous Line of Work: Associate Pastor of Care Ministry & Greeting & Follow-up Ministry

One of the Things I Find Most Fascinating: People

Book: Bible (although it is so much more than just a book), Purpose Driven Life, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Prayers Answered Immediately
Food: My Mom’s Italian Fried Chicken Nuggets with Homemade Biscuits
Snack Food: Ice Cream
Movies: Hoosiers, War Room, Woodlawn
Musical Artists: DC Talk, Keith Green, Hillsong, Lauren Daigle
Actor: Denzel Washington
Actress: Drew Barrymore
Time of Day: Anytime I am with Terri
Season: Fall
Place in the World: The Empty Tomb where Jesus defeated death
Place to Pray: Beside a waterfall
Scripture: Ephesians 2:8-9 (Grace through Faith)

Food: Pickles
Snack Food: Goldfish Crackers
Time of Day: 4:45am
Season: Summer
Place in the World: New Orleans, LA
Sports Team: LSU Tigers/Auburn Tigers

Best Thing Someone Said to You: Terri Pate said “I Do”
Life Motto: Make A Difference
Two People I’d Like to Meet: Andy Stanley, Chris Hodges
My Hero: JESUS!!
Greatest Experiences with God: When He is using me to make a difference in someone’s life
Most People Don’t Know This About Me: That I will not leave the house without using cologne.