About the author Reverend Larry Hoxey

Reverend Larry Hoxey is an ordained minister with a Master of Divinity degree (1997; with honors) from Harvard Divinity School. Reverend Hoxey also holds a Master of Arts degree in Comparative Religion from Western Michigan University (Presidential Scholar; 1993).

Reverend Larry has served as a spiritual leader in churches of all sizes including roles from solo pastor to Head of Staff, Interim Minister, etc. His scholarship and telegenic personality empowers his audience with a life-affirming message.

And Larry is not alone! The Hoxey family (wife Cynthia and son Sean) contribute their strengths as they share God’s message with people from all ages, wages and stages. Larry and Cynthia are life partners in ministry as they demonstrate the joy of a spirit-filled marital relationship.

Larry’s had broad leadership expertise. His experience outside the church ranges from running a family business, teaching, consulting, and holding various for-profit and non-profit leadership positions. Larry is also active in the arts as an accomplished landscape photographer (see his online photo gallery at

Reverend Hoxey has an engaging communication style that tailors a relevant message to the needs of his audience. Larry brings God’s message alive via an enthusiastic approach that dramatizes timeless spiritual principles.

Christian ministry is more than just rehearsal and repetition of rites and rituals. This is why Reverend Larry embodies 21st-century best ministry practices.  Contrary to the stereotype, church and typical Sunday services needn’t be boring, dry and lifeless. Larry’s use of humor and historical anecdotes animates scripture in a way that challenges listeners to apply the messages to their daily lives.