Gary joined GracePoint in late summer of 2008. Gary was born in Tacoma, Washington and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Dallas Theological Seminary. Gary has served as an adjunct professor at DTS and associate pastor at a small Bible church in the DFW area. More recently, Gary has led recruiting functions for consulting organizations. His passions are teaching the Scriptures and reading books on the Trinity and the church of the 4th century. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Theology from DTS. "The Cooks who love books" family includes his wife Karen, daughter Taddie and son James.