About Gary & Susan

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Pastor Gary was born and raised on the beach in sunny southern California USA. He has dedicated his life to following Jesus and teaching the transforming power of the gospel. Gary has over thirty years of ministry experience, and has been used by God to inspire and equip thousands to follow Christ. Read More

With a unique gift of exhortation, Gary has the ability to capture the attention of an audience and challenge them to move deeper into God's will for their lives. He is a graduate of Hope International University. Gary’s favorite hobby is surfing. 


Pastor Susan was born in Jakarta and raised in the Christian city of Manado in North Sulawesi Indonesia. She has a nursing background. Susan is gifted with an amazing voice and a heart to sing worship to God. She is the primary interpreter for Pastor Gary. Her favorite hobby is listening to music.



Gary and Susan are now the senior pastors of C3 Church Nias. They have devoted their lives to awaken, transform, equip, and release the people of Nias into their God destiny.