Youth and Young Adult Director for the General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists
Pastor Gary Blanchard is married to the love of his life Erica Blanchard and together they have three children (Gary, Ben, Sierra). Gary has served in the Texas Conference for over 8 years. He has more than twenty years of youth ministry experience serving as a youth pastor, Bible teacher, Academy Chaplain, Academy Church pastor and district minister, and currently serves as Youth and Young Adult Director for the General Conference. Gary has been a featured speaker at summer camps and dozens of Adventist Academies and camp meetings. Gary's passion is Jesus and proclaiming His Three Angel's Message which centers in "Christ our Righteousness." Gary also has a passion to see every young person know and experience God's love and become "ministers for the Master". Gary loves to speak about the baptism of the Holy Spirit which is the secret to manifesting the "glory" (character) of God and witnessing for Him in supernatural power. Gary longs to see Seventh-Day Adventist church progress as a mighty end-time-movement of God.