Gary came to Muir Wood in 2017 after serving 25 years as a volunteer missionary in Brazil, working with underserved communities, family and music ministries. To support his work, Gary taught English as a Foreign Language and did translation work. He is fluent in Portuguese. He holds a BM from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas, and MABS and MMiss from Criswell College in Dallas, Tx. Gary has a passion for service and an interest in the needs of others.