Gary J. Bredfeldt, PhD, has been married to Marlene for nearly 40 years and is the father of four adult children—Lynne, Stephen, Michael, and Amy. He is a resident of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where he serves as vice president for Global Impact at Lancaster Bible College.
Prior to his employment at Lancaster Bible College, Gary served as an administrator and faculty member at four prominent theological institutions—Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Wake Forest, NC), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY), Moody Bible Institute (Chicago, IL), and Tyndale College and Seminary (Toronto, ON)—where his many roles have included vice president, dean, department chair, faculty member, and doctoral program director.
Gary has served five churches, ranging from 30 members to 4000, as senior pastor, executive pastor, minister of education, and youth pastor.
Dr. Bredfeldt is the author of four books including three with Moody Publishing: Creative Bible Teaching, Caring for Souls: Counseling Under the Authority of Scripture, and Great Leader, Great Teacher.
Gary is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (PhD), Denver Seminary (MA), Faith Baptist Bible College (BA) and Moody Bible Institute (Diploma).