Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Larry Gelwix

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Larry Gelwix received his BA and MA from Brigham Young University in Organizational Communications. For 36 years Gelwix served as the volunteer head coach of the Highland Rugby Team. The team's success with 418 wins and just 10 loses including 20 national championships caught the attention of Hollywood which produced "Forever Strong," a major motion picture which tells the true life story of Coach Gelwix and the Highland team. Gelwix's professional career is in the airline and travel industry and is currently CEO of Columbus Travel in Bountiful, Utah. Larry served a president of the California Fresno Mission accompanied by his wife, Cathy, 2011-2014.

Former Mission President & Rugby Coach Larry Gelwix Shares “Missionary Questions of the Soul”

Larry Gelwix - California Fresno Mission

My wife, Cathy, and I returned this past summer after serving for three years in the California Fresno Mission.  It was a life changing experience.  As a mission president I was asked many questions by the missionaries.  There were three questions, however, that were the most frequently asked, with the first question being by far the most common. Question #1: …

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