Gary has been a worship leader in the local church since 2002. He and his family live in Ohio, where he serves as Worship Arts Director for Redemption Chapel. He is also a blogger and a songwriter and is passionate about serving the local church. He has written and recorded many songs for the church to sing, including "Almighty" which was featured on Song Discovery in 2016. In 2017, he released his first book called More Than A Worship Leader.