Pastor Larry Grow was born and raised in Washington, Indiana. When he was 17, he moved to Central Illinois. He married his wife, Connie in 1980. In 1984, he surrendered his life to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at First Assembly of God in Pekin, Illinois.
Prior to his commitment to Jesus, he spent years reading and studying the Bible. For the next seven years, he would be involved in teaching children in Sunday School, ministered to hundreds through home and hospital visits, and helped with ministry for a year at the Lewistown Assembly of God. In 1991, he enrolled at Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. In 1995, he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree with double majors in Pastor Ministries and Bible and a minor in Counseling. Larry has now served as Pastor for five years at Slater (Missouri) Assembly of God, twelve years at First Assembly of God in Defiance, Ohio and eight years at First Assembly of God in Alliance, Ohio.
Larry has a sincere love for people, enjoys preaching and teaching and enjoys seeing the power of God operate supernaturally.
Larry and Connie have two adult children, Abby and Hannah and one granddaughter, Angelica Rose. Larry enjoys running, hiking, weightlifting and basketball. Larry and his family currently reside in Jasper, Indiana.