Certified Biblical Storyteller
Larry is an ordained pastor in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) serving congregations for 40 years, a retired Professor of Human Geography having taught for 25 years, and has been a storyteller for over 30 years. Larry tells to all ages; his stories include Biblical texts, Ozark legends, Missouri history, Christmas stories, mystery tales, real life narratives, humorous stories, and fantasy. His stories, derived in part from his experience in public education, activism, community leadership, and as a pastor, have entertained and instructed thousands with themes of justice, courage, and compassion. Larry has been a featured teller at the St. Louis Storytelling Festival, the Kansas City Storytelling Celebration, the Nebraska Storytelling Festival, and other festivals; as well as dozens of schools, libraries, and churches.