Pastor Larry J. Thompson was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas by his grandparents Jesse & Mary Mosley. Raised on the east side of the city, Pastor Larry attended school within the San Antonio Independent School District and graduated from the Sam Houston High School in 1997.
Pastor Larry accepted his called to preach under the leadership of Pastor Michael S. Brown and preached his first public sermon on November 3, 2003 at the True Vision Church. Understanding that education is paramount in preaching God's Word, he stepped out on faith and went to Fort Worth, Texas where he attended the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a year later moved to Nashville, Tennessee where he attended the American Baptist College. While attending the American Baptist College, Pastor Larry served as Student Government President, SGA Vice President, and Who’s Who among Black College Seminarians.
Also while in seminary he attended the Greater Grace Temple Community Church where he served as Assistant Pastor under the leadership of Pastor Breonus M. Mitchell Sr. and in May of 2009 Pastor Thompson received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Religious Studies and a minor in Pastoral Care.
After graduating from seminary, he returned to San Antonio, Texas and became the Pastoral Care minister at the True Vision Church. Staying in that position for a year, he was called to be the PROUD pastor of the Tree Mount Temple Church on September 17, 2012.
Pastor Thompson credits all of his success to the Godly upbringing given to him by his grandparents Jesse & Mary Mosley. As he so often says, “My grandparents gave me a lot of things, but the best gift they ever gave me was an introduction to Jesus Christ!"
Pastor Thompson is motivated by his love for people, his love for preaching, and is undying belief that NO ONE is beyond God's reach! God has bountifully blessed his ministry which he shares with the three loves of his life Sanaa, Journee, & Jeriko Thompson.