Minister and Chief Executive

Toby Larson

Toby brings a rich background of biblical scholarship, evangelistic gifting, communication skill, spiritual and corporate leadership to Celebration. Prior to his ministry in the church, he worked in radio, television (in the USA and China) and coached tennis as a USTA and United States Professional Tennis Association Elite Pro. He loves to sail and water ski. His graduate Alma Mater is Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary: M.Div. Th.M. (Magna Cum Laude) in Biblical Theology. Th.M. thesis on the use of Lev. 24:16 in 2 Tim. 2:19d cited by I. Howard Marshall, Professor of New Testament Exegesis, University of Aberdeen, in The Pastoral Epistles, The International Critical Commentary (T&T Clark: Edinburgh), p. 742, 785ff. He has written many other things, some of which are brief posts on this website. Toby’s other studies have been at Gonzaga University, B.A., Political Science; University of London, London, England; and Mandarin at Beijing International Studies University, Beijing China.