Belmont Baptist Church

Pastor Larry Smith’s Page

Pastor Larry Smith And Wife Chin Sun

About Our Pastor

Pastor Smith believes God is the God of consistency and order, not a God of chaos and confusion. He believes that we can dream the impossible dream, walk the impossible walk, and reach the impossible goal with God as our dream maker.


A native of Alton, IL, Pastor Larry Smith was licensed by Doctor Reverend James “Bubba” Pugh at Calvary Virginia Beach Church and was ordained by the Bridge Network of Churches in Norfolk, Virginia. Not only a graduate of Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary with an MA in Pastoral Counseling, he also has an Master of Business Administration Degree from University of Phoenix. He has earned various certificates in Theology, Christian Ministry, Biblical Studies and Divinity, and has a short-term goal of a Doctor of Ministry Degree.


Firstly, Pastor Smith served his country in the United States Navy for over 30 years and retired with honorable and faithful service. He gives God the glory, honor and praise for protecting and watching over him during his military service career.

Secondly, he served as Associate Minister at Calvary Baptist Church. While there, he oversaw the Pastoral Counseling Program and fulfilled key leadership positions.


In addition, Pastor Smith has been married to his bride Chin Sun Smith for over 38 years. Sharing in their joy are their three wonderful and lovely children: Shirley, Wendy and Raymond. Additionally, they have two grandchildren: Brehania and Logan.

He gives the Lord all the credit for making him and his family spiritually strong.

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