The Alabama State Board of Missions (SBOM) recently welcomed Larry Hyche to its team. Serving as a state missionary, Hyche will work as an associate in the office of global missions and focus on men’s spiritual development.
Hyche earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 1998 and went on to earn his master of divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2003.
While at UAB, Hyche felt his call into full-time ministry. “I wanted to help teenagers to commit their lives to Christ — not to a church or youth program, but to Jesus,” he said.
Hyche has held numerous ministry positions through the years. For the past nine years he served First Baptist Church, Decatur, as minister to students and later as pastor of discipleship. He previously served First Baptist Church, Selma; Corinth Baptist Church, Cordova; and New Bethel Baptist Church, Jasper.
In his role with SBOM, as well as in his whole ministry, Hyche said he hopes to “glorify God by helping others to understand who God is, what Christ has done and what a Christian’s role is as a result of these eternal truths.”
With his focus being on men’s spiritual development, Hyche said, “I am excited to equip guys of all ages to make disciples throughout our state. I’m also looking forward to connecting guys with the Word and with each other.”
He currently attends Mount Hebron West Baptist Church, Elmore.
By Caleb Jones