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Gary Byers graduated with a BS and MCE from Liberty University, and an MA from Baltimore Hebrew University. His MA thesis subject was: Domestic Architecture in Iron Age I Palestine. He was the founding and senior Pastor at Fredericktowne Baptist Church, Walkersville, MD from 1974-1991. Gary's excavation and field experience include: Senior Archaeologist at Tall el-Hammam, Jordan (2006-present); Administrative Director at Khirbet al-Maqatir, Israel (1995-present); excavation staff at Khirbet Nisya, Israel (1993-1994) and Tel Miqne (Ekron), Israel (1984). He also serves on the archaeological survey team for the ArcImaging Archaeological Expedition to Mount Ararat, Turkey (2005-present). A member of the Board of Directors of the Near East Archaeological Society, Gary is the Program Chairman for the group's Annual Meetings. He is presently Spiritual Life Director at the Helping Up Mission in Baltimore, Maryland, where 400 men reside in a 12-month residential Spiritual Recovery Program for drug and alcohol addiction. Today, he serves at ABR as a Staff Archaeologist and President on the ABR Board of Directors.

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