Larry J. Diggs was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, by an extraordinary woman of God, his mother, Rosalie.

He currently serves as the Pastor of Light of Hope Community Church where he has been for more than six years, and has served in ministry for over 25 years. Larry is a Retired Senior Chief Petty Officer having served 26 years in the United States Navy. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in human development, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work. He also worked as a Behavioral Health Specialist and Addiction Counselor for more than three years. Larry’s and his wife Shelia have been married for almost 30 years, and together they have been blessed with three children, and one grandson.