Gary was outstanding as a soloist for three years in New Mexico and was preparing himself to preach and sing the gospel by attending Wayland Baptist University. Then he was critically injured in an automobile accident and died. He spent twenty minutes in heaven and was commissioned by Jesus to make Him real to people wherever he went. Gary has appeared on radio and television programs around the country and has done evangelistic work in Croatia, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Haiti, Venezeula, Singapore, Russia and the Philippines. He has started and pastored churches in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Ohio, and worked with the Navajo Indians.