Larry Yarborough joined the church as Pastor on Sunday, August 9, coming from First Baptist, Gallatin, Tennessee. He is married to Diana, and they have three children.
Larry is a gifted communicator with solid theological insight. He attended Samford University, Southern Seminary, and received his Doctor of Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary. He enjoys family outings, cycling, music, concerts and theater. Home repair?... you better ask him about that. Larry began has career as a sales rep with the John Harland Co. out of college, then journeyed into his ministry calling, serving churches in Kentucky, Georgia and Tennessee, before arriving at Deermeadows in 2015. Larry is excited about ministry in and around Jacksonville's dynamic and varied metropolitan area, and welcomes you to join the work of Jesus Christ alongside the Deermeadows community of faith.
During a year-long pastor search process, the people of Deermeadows committed to praying for God's direction and person for pastor. It is God's faithfulness and guidance that have brought Deermeadows and the Yarborough family together!