Dr Larry

Dr. Larry and Judi Keefauver

Larry and his wife Judi Keefauver have been in ministry for over 50 years. Both have extensive experience in counseling and mentoring. Their three adult children are married, are actively living for the Lord and are parenting eight grandchildren. Judi and Larry have traveled internationally leading seminars and conferences on family, marriage, parenting, church leadership and spiritual growth. They have filmed an international TV program, Family Forum, seen throughout Taiwan, China, Korea and on the Internet through Good TV with over 200 episodes.

Dr. Larry Keefauver with degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Texas Christian University is professionally and educationally trained in pastoral counseling and Judi is a registered nurse. Bestselling family books include: Lord I Wish My Family Would Get Saved, The 77 Irrefutable Truths of Parenting (with Judi), Proactive Parenting—The Early Years, The 77 Irrefutable Truths of Marriage (with Judi), Lord I Wish My Teenage Would Talk With Me, and Lord I Wish My Husband Would Pray with Me. Judi’s devotional book for women is Be.

With over 2.5 million books worldwide in 12 languages, Dr. Keefauver is the noted author of Inviting God’s Presence, When God Doesn’t Heal Now, Experiencing the Holy Spirit, The 77 Irrefutable Truths of Ministry, Hugs for Grandparents, Hugs for Heroes, Commanding Angels—Invoking the Standing Orders, From the Oval Office: Prayers of the Presidents, The 77 Irrefutable Truths of Prayer and Friend to Friend. He edited the bestselling through the Bible in one year curriculum—What the Bible is All About (Gospel Light). Other adult curriculum includes Making Love Last Forever (with Gary Smalley), Truth Matters (with Josh McDowell), and The Seasons of a Man’s Life (Patrick Morley) all with Lifeway Press. His most recent books include a new and revised edition of Commanding Angels (2016 Camden House Books) and Becoming a Bestselling Author: 21 Proven, Profitable Pointers for Marketing and Selling You & Your Message (Editor’s Choice, Amazon), The 77 Irrefutable Truths of Ministry (CHB).

Dr. Keefauver has written extensively for Christian magazines and is a contributing editor and writer for Ministry Today, Kairos and Harvest Times. Dr. Keefauver is a member of the International Coalition of Apostles, and the Open Bible Faith Fellowship. Larry is involved in financial, business and church consulting. He and Judi are based in Tyler, Texas. They partner and consult in marketplace ministry ventures nationally and internationally. Larry and Judi teach counseling, marriage and family in CLEN/CLST, Christ for the Nations in Brazil, and in Bible schools throughout North America, Brazil, and Asia. Dr. Keefauver is a senior ministry partner and board member with Eagles’ Wings Ministries and gives apostolic oversight to pastors, churches and non-profits throughout the US. He and Judi are members of the St. John of Damascus Orthodox Church in Tyler, TX.

Dr. Keefauver was ordained by The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ, 1973) and credentialed by the Open Bible Faith Fellowship of Canada (since 2000). He has served 31 years in the local church as associate, executive and senior pastor. He founded Your Ministry Counseling Services in 2000 and has served as President and Executive Director for over twenty-five years. He has written extensively for CfaN, Charisma Media, HarperCollins/Nelson, Simon and Schuster, Gospel Light, Bridge Logos, and numerous other publishers.

Dr. Keefauver serves as Senior Editor and Author Coach for Xulon Press and has edited and ghostwritten hundreds of books and curricula over the past decade for Christian leaders in the Church, business, arts and media, and medical/nutrition fields.