Gary Kinnaman served as Senior Pastor of Word of Grace Church in Mesa, Arizona, for twenty-five years. Under his leadership, the church grew to an average weekend attendance of over 4500. He now serves as a pastor at large, mentoring and networking church, government and market place leaders to serve the Phoenix area. His leadership in this regard led to his appointment to Chairman of the Governor‚Äôs Council on Faith and Community. Gary is currently serving as the Phoenix mobilizer for the American Bible Society.
Gary is a graduate of Biola University, Arizona State University, Fuller Theological Seminary, and Western Conservative Baptist Seminary. He and his wife Marilyn and three children and nine grandchildren.