Rev. Gary Rivas is the Bishop of the Central District of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa.

He is married to Jacqui and they have two children – Rebekah and Daniel. Gary and Jacqui are both pastors of the Gracepoint Church located in Johannesburg,  South Africa.

Gary is passionate about the local church, inspiring leaders and working with other church leaders to extend God’s Kingdom into South Africa, Africa and the world.

In his preaching and his leadership, Gary strives to be rooted in the traditions of the church and the teachings of the Word, while making it relevent to today’s society.