Pastor Greg Holder – Riverside Church Grafton

26 Nov in

‘I have known Gary Blackford for over 10 years in the role of Christian Ministry Leadership, and have had the privilege of walking closely with him throughout that time. Gary is a brilliant communicator with…

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Justin Pearson C3CH

21 Sep in

"Gary has equipped our leadership team with incredibly practical and achievable methods of helping those in our lives who may battle with various forms of mental illness. His presentation was very engaging and inspiring. The…

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Wayne Magee

07 Jul in

‘Gary Blackford’s easy-to-read testimony highlights God’s overcoming power of release from the abyss of personal depression. It is not only challenging and frank but is an insightful handbook with some golden keys to freedom for…

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Tony Colley

07 Jul in

‘Gary’s story of recovery is made even more inspiring by his desire to guide others out of the fog. The way through is presented in clear, practical steps, without discounting God’s role in the healing…

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Shaun Foster

07 Jul in

‘Gary Blackford has been a friend and fellow minister here in Coffs Harbour for a number of years. As a pastor for over 14 years I am seeing an incredible rise in the numbers of…

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Ps. Lorelle Magee

07 Jul in

Gary writes with the authority of one who has grappled with the torment of mental anguish to emerge a champion leading other sufferers into personal victory out of their darkness. In this book, Gary identifies…

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Ps. Tony Sands

07 Jul in

‘Integrating personal experience and practical, biblical wisdom this book will lead people through their journey, through the valley of the shadow of death, into a life beyond mental illness.’ ‘Your Church'  Church of Christ

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Ps. Ben Staines

07 Jul in

Gary has an amazing story and unique style in preaching the gospel and encouraging others in their walk of faith with God. He has been an incredible blessing to our church in giving them practical…

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Ps. Tim Clark, Senior Pastor

07 Jul in

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…

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Ps. William Dumas, Senior Pastor

07 Jul in

“Fantastic...the word was penetrating and brought transformation in our thinking and changed our perspective of how we saw ourselves and our minds. It was awesome.” Ganggalah Church Tweed Heads

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Darren Bonnell – Snr Ps Northwest Church

Gary has an amazing story and unique style in preaching the gospel and encouraging others in their walk of faith with God. He has been an incredible blessing to our church in giving them practical steps in overcoming in life and discovering who it is God has created them to be. I can whole heartedly endorse Gary’s ministry and value he will bring to your church

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Ps. Ben Staines

Silence

22 Aug in

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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Retrofit

08 Aug in

Retrofit Definition: add (a component or accessory) to something that did not have it when manufactured. I love a good doco (documentary). While David Attenborough thrills us with the natural world, I think the doco’s…

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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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