Larry Briney is a graduate of LIFE Bible College, Los Angeles, Class of 1956, and is currently Associate Pastor of Valley Christian Center in Fresno, California. He has been in active ministry for 53 years, having served churches in Illinois for 5 years, in Eureka, California for 24 years, and in Fresno, California for nearly 24 years. He and his wife Beth have been married for 55 years and have 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Larry is a speaker, writer, counselor, multi-media creator, and Macintosh Computer consultant. He has traveled extensively in the Middle East and has led 14 groups on study tours of Israel and other countries in the Mediterranean region.