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Cross Pointe Community Church
Springdale, Arkansas 72762
479.361.9922

About Dr. Larry
  • Education: Bachelor of Religion, Dallas Baptist University Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Doctor of Ministry, Luther Rice Seminary
  • Experience: Senior Pastor of Cross Pointe Community Church, Tontitown, Arkansas, 14 years Headquarters Chaplain for Tyson Foods, Inc. - 14 years, Called and licensed to preach at 15. I have pastored 6 churches in Texas and Arkansas. Twenty years as an AWANA camp speaker and have led over 150 conferences and revivals. Adjunct professor for two colleges. Writer of devotional books. Corporate Chaplain for 14 years. Volunteer Prison Chaplain for 15 years.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Take this and preach it better!
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: My series in 2013 changed my life -- A JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE. I preached through the Bible in 12 months and asked our members to read through the Bible with me. It changed our church. In 2014, we are going through the Greatest Chapters of the Bible.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: H.A. Ironside's famous illustration of the two-headed lamb!
  • Family: Wife-Rosanne, is the Church Administrator for Cross Pointe Community Church, Tontitown, AR
  • What my parents think of my sermons: Very proud but never told me.........just told everyone else! Lol.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She is so supportive, always complimentary and means it from her heart.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Ministry is taking people from where they ARE......to where God wants them to BE. Tell them what you are going to tell them. Tell them. Tell them what you told them!
  • Books that have had an impact: Boundaries - Trent Power Over the Darkness - Anderson Hallelujah Factor - J. Taylor
  • Hobbies: Hunting Fantasy Football Boating
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: John 14:6 - Jesus is the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father but through HIM.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I passed out as a 17 year old youth evangelist while preaching on death! Haha. Scared the church to death.
  • What I want on my tombstone: I AM IN SALES..........HE IS IN MANAGEMENT!
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  • What Does The Bible Say About Racism?

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2020
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    Americans are a facing a deep, long-standing issue of racism. While 90 percent of Protestant pastors say their congregation would welcome a sermon on racial reconciliation, only 26 percent say leaders in their church have encouraged them to preach on the subject.

    What is racism? • Racism is prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or a group of people on the basis of their membership in a particular racial or ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized. • Racism is the belief that different races possess ...read more

  • The Persecuted Church

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2020
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    THE BEATITUDES: These teachings are not just suggestions, but the COMMANDS of Christ our Lord about what every disciple ought to be. One of the things that the Church will be in the last days is......PERSECUTED.

    THE PERSECUTED CHURCH “Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted. 5 Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth. 6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be ...read more

  • Leadership Lessons From A Shepherd

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2020
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    Everything rises and falls upon LEADERSHIP and Psalm 23 is no exception. King David, a great leader himself, writes to us under the leadership of the Holy Spirit and tells us what our Great Shepherd does to guide us through life and death.

    HOW DOES THE SHEPHERD LEAD HIS SHEEP?” Psalm 23:1-3 Dr. Larry Petton, Senior Pastor ___________________________________________________________________________________ Everything rises and falls upon LEADERSHIP and Psalm 23 is no exception. King David, a great leader himself, writes to us ...read more

  • The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2020
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    As we follow Jesus, our Good Shepherd, He will lead us beside the still waters in paths of righteousness for His Name’s sake. He will also lead us straight through VALLEYS at times. This message fits everyone of us, because we all face valleys in our lifetime. You may be facing one right now!

    “THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH” Dr. Larry Petton Psalm 23 _________________________________________________________________ As we follow Jesus, our Good Shepherd, He will lead us beside the still waters in paths of righteousness for His Name’s sake. He will also lead us straight through ...read more

  • When The Shepherd Restores The Sheep

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2020
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    Someone has said that there are only two kinds of sheep that belong to the Great Shepherd: those who are BORED and those who are RESTORED!” If you are bored in your faith, you are certainly not following Jesus with your whole heart, for the Christian life is the most exciting adventure on earth!

    WHEN THE SHEPHERD RESTORES THE SHEEP Dr. Larry Petton – Message #2 Text: Psalm 23:2-3 _________________________________________________________________ "He restores my soul" - Psalm 23:2 Someone has said that there are only two kinds of sheep that belong to the Great Shepherd: ...read more

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