gary mathes

Dr. Gary Mathes serves on the Developing Leaders workgroup for the Missouri Baptist Convention. Prior to joining the MBC staff, Gary has served in the past 30 years as senior pastor, transitional pastor, associate pastor of education, worship and youth in churches in Missouri and Kansas. Gary is a native Missourian, growing up in Salem. He is a graduate of The College of the Ozarks and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.; D.Min), in Kansas City. Gary and his wife, Ginger, are the parents of two married adult children and three grandchildren. He enjoys spending time reading, playing guitar, singing, writing and recording songs, running, bicycling and traveling.

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