Dr. Gary C. Bailey
President and Professor of Old Testament
Dr. Gary C. Bailey is president of Biblical Life Institute where he also teaches Old Testament courses, the Wesleyan Experience, biblical languages, and fencing. He is editor of The Fountain, BLI’s quarterly magazine. Before becoming president, Dr. Bailey served in pastoral and church ministries for 24 years.
In addition to teaching, his interests include cooking and eating, strategy board games, playing guitar, running Spartan races, and contemplative spirituality.
He has been married for 27 years and has four children, a dog, and a cat.
Member of the Evangelical Theological Society
BA, Messiah College
MAR, Evangelical Seminary
PhD, Amridge University
Elder in the United Methodist Church