Gary grew up in the mid-west. After High School he attended Madison Area Technical College for 2 years. He then served in the U.S. Air Force as a Pararescueman for 5 years where he met and married Kim. After the Air Force both Gary and Kim attended and graduated from Fort Wayne Bible College. Later he earned a Master’s Degree in Christian Ministry, Emphasis in Church Planting and Church Growth from Simpson University, Redding, CA.
Gary has been a pastor in the Christian & Missionary Alliance since 1988. After pastoring in three different locations of Wyoming over a period of 17 years, including two church plants, Gary taught for two years at Crown College (Minnesota). Then for five years, Gary was the Church Planting Director and Assistant to the District Superintendent of the Rocky Mountain District of the C&MA in Billings, Montana. Gary next served an intentional interim position at the National Office of the C&MA in Colorado Springs as a Project Coordinator in the Church Ministries office. From 2013 through 2019 he served as the Lead Pastor at Plymouth Alliance Church, Plymouth, WI. For a summary of those 6+ years see below. For more information click on the "Resume" button to the right.