Gary treats every opportunity to minister as a great privilege and will adapt his presentation to varying settings. Gary ministers at conferences, special event, men’s and women’s gatherings, outreach events and church services across all denominations and traditions. If you’d like to make a booking or an enquiry, please complete the booking form below. Thanks you.

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    You don’t often hear too many pastors talk on the topic of mental illness, anxiety and depression. Yet Gary Blackford tackles these topics head on with vulnerability & honesty, as he weaves his own personal story and the truth of the scripture into a powerful and challenging message.

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    Released in 1964, the haunting melody of ‘The Sounds of Silence’ became a huge hit for Simon & Garfunkel. One line says; ‘But my words, like silent raindrops fell. And echoed, in the wells of…

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    Hacksaw Ridge

    06 Jun in

    Sometimes profound and beautiful moments are captured so well in a film, that in the midst of horrific surrounding, these moments send a message that is not forgotten easily. I remember watching ‘Saving Private Ryan’…

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