Thomas Walthour II, B.BS, M.M, D.Min, D.D
Larry Thomas Walthour II travels extensively across the continental
United States and abroad for his preaching expository and expertise in
the areas of teaching, training, Biblical studies, systematic theology,
Christian discipleship, ethics, church staff development, exegesis,
ecclesiology, historical theology, apologetics, evangelism, youth
mentoring and development, public speaking, critical thinking, religion,
community organization and outreach, pastoral theology and care, social
justice, hermeneutics, homiletics, practical theology, liturgy,
leadership and program development, and Christian psychology and
Dr. Walthour is a certified instructor for the Sunday School
Publishing Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. and has
been a published columnist for the Broward Times Newspaper and Total
Dr. Walthour studied Business Administration and Management at
Florida Memorial College and holds a Bachelor of Biblical Studies Degree
from Revelation Message Bible College; a Master and Doctor of Ministry
Degree from Jacksonville Theological Seminary; an honorary Doctor of
Divinity Degree from St. Thomas Christian University; and is preparing
for doctorate studies towards a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in
Clinical Pastoral Counseling and Psychology from Colorado Theological
Dr. Walthour received his ministry training at the Central
Missionary Baptist Church in West Park, Florida under Dr. Jacob McCrea.
In 1990, he became a member of the St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church
in Miami, Florida under Rev. James C. Ferguson, Jr. and after his
passing in 1995, has served as Senior Pastor-Teacher. He is highly
sought as an educator, lecturer, tutor, and curriculum development
specialist for his insight in the areas of theology, church ministry,
administration, management, leadership, and Christian Education. Dr.
Walthour serves as a Board Member for the Florida General Baptist State
Convention and has served as the Assistant Director General, Assistant
Dean, Dean, and Vice-President at Large for the Florida General Baptist
State Congress of Christian Education. He has also served as the First
Vice-Moderator for the Atlantic Coast Baptist Association; Bible
Expositor for the Atlantic Baptist Association Ministers’ and Deacons’
Union; and Director of Congress Affairs, Dean, and President for the
Atlantic Coast Baptist Association Congress of Christian Education.
Dr. Walthour is a 2006 Strathmore’s National Who’s Who in
Religion inductee and has received numerous awards, commendations, and
proclamations. He is a proud member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
and is the Founder/President of HOTEP, Inc. Dr. Walthour is a Miami-Dade
and Broward County marriage counselling provider, a Police Chaplain for
the City of Opa-locka, and a member of various community boards.
Dr. Walthour was born in San Diego, California to Mr. Larry Thomas
Walthour Sr. and Ms. Ora Lee Walthour. He is engaged to Ms. Michelle
Innocent and is the father of Ms. Lachelle A. Walthour.