Larry Glover, founding Pastor of Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Baptist Church, which was initially planted at Ramstein Air Base Germany, in the mental health clinic he was assigned to. He is married to his high school sweetheart Shawn (37 years) and they have two wonderful daughters who have found great success in the business world. He had devoted over 35 years of life in the trenches helping military service members, retirees, and families. He is a 20-year veteran of the Air Force (AF) and retired as a Department of Defense civilian at Ft Gordon Army Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health clinic.
Pastor Glover is recognized in the military community for his ground-breaking work in incorporating spirituality into the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. As a mental health conference speaker, Pastor Glover’s mission is to advocate incorporating biblical counseling as a evidenced based treatment modality for some mental health disorders. This approach is not a new model, it is a Jesus model demonstrated throughout the recording of all of His healing interventions. Since retiring he is now a Behavioral Health Red Cross volunteer, where he devotes time as an instructor for the Functional Recovery Program where patients and family members come to learn how to cope with traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder challenges. He is the founding owner of LCFBC Counseling services which provides individual, marriage, family, and group counseling. His clinic also provides prevention initiatives, consultation to churches regarding establishing mental health support ministries, and crisis response training.
Pastor Glover is an accomplished basketball coach, having won a gold medal for the United States at the World Games, is a two-time European and Armed Forces champion. He now devotes his gift to offering free basketball clinics, targeting at-risk kids. He holds multiple degrees including being a graduate of Chowan University (1982), Elon University (1986), Anderson University (2016) and Liberty University (2021) where he completed a MA in Pastoral Counseling, Crisis and Trauma Management. In addition, he holds numerous behavioral health certifications and license. Pastor Glover attributes all his success to God and the support and encouragement of his loving wife.