Larry Stockstill is the former pastor of Bethany Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Roy Stockstill, Larry’s father, began the church in 1963 and Larry became the pastor in 1983. His son, Jonathan, became Bethany’s pastor in 2011, and the church has completed over 50 years of ministry. He is an author of numerous books. He is also the Director of the “Surge Project,” a church planing project that has planted over 22,000 rural churches worldwide.