Pastor Greg entered the pastoral ministry in 1983 after graduating from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo. He joined Bethany’s pastoral staff on 1 Nov 2013. He has served congregations in Indio and Fremont, California. He serves as a Chaplain in the Air Force Reserves and was activated to serve our country for Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

He is currently assigned to the Air Force Materiel Command at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, where he serves as the Senior Reserve Chaplain for the Command Chaplain.

He married Trudi Gates in June 1995. They enjoy having two golden retriever dogs. They reside in Fairfield, California.