Gary Baer


Gary completely surrendered his life to the Lord in 2004 after a thirty year battle with drug and alcohol addiction.  Now, with a Bachelors in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute and a Masters in Evangelism and Leadership from Wheaton College, Gary has been preaching, teaching, mentoring, and counseling men in recovery alongside his career in information technology since 2006.  As chaplain of the facility, he provides spiritual direction for the entire organization.  He is currently pursuing his Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Counseling through Aurora University.  Gary is blessed with three adult daughters: Maggie, Laurissa, and Sara.


Linda Baer


Linda came to a saving knowledge of Christ while reading the Bible from front to back cover at age forty.  Freed from years of workaholism, Linda went on to obtain a Masters degree in Biblical Studies from Wheaton College and has subsequently retired from a thirty-year career in physical therapy.  She has since discovered her personal ministry calling in providing free healthcare to those in need.  Today, she organizes the clinics, trains and recruits volunteers, and oversees many administrative functions for the ministry.  Linda is currently pursuing her second of three certificates in biblical counseling from the Christian Counseling Education Foundation.  Married since 2005, Linda and Gary attend Harvest Bible Chapel in Aurora.