Pastor Gary is the Biblical Living pastor at Mars Hill Bellevue where he oversees Redemption Groups, counseling, post service prayer, and premarital counseling. He became involved with Mars Hill Church shortly after he became a Christian while attending the University of Washington. As a student at the UW, Gary played varsity football and graduated with a B.A. in Political Science. Upon graduation, he spent two seasons playing football in Spain. When he returned to the U.S., Gary joined the ministry of Athletes in Action as the Campus Director of his alma mater. In 2000, Gary became an elder at Mars Hill Church. Together with his wife Pamela, they have three boys. He likes to go on dates with his wife, hang out with his boys, and coach sports.