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Jay E. Gary, Ph.D.


Gary, J. E. (2011). Strategic leadership: Cultivating competencies for post-normal times. In Franco Gandolfi (Ed.), Foundations of contemporary leadership (pp. 193-207). Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.

Gary, J. E. (2008, December 21). Evaluation of the Dian scales as a foresight measure. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Regent University, School of Business & Leadership, Virginia Beach, VA.

Gary, J. E. (2006). The future of business as mission: An inquiry into macro-strategy. In T. Steffen & M. Barrett (Eds.), Business as mission: From impoverishment to empowered (pp. 253-273). Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library.

Gary, J. E. (1994). The Star of 2000: Our journey toward hope. Colorado Springs, CO: Bimillennial Press, 175 pp.

Gary, J. E. (1989). The Countdown Has Begun: The Story of the Global Consultation on AD 2000. Richmond, VA: Global Service Office, 252 pp.

Gary, J. E. (1982). Perspectives Curriculum Workshop: A Participant Notebook. Pasadena, CA: Institute of International Studies, 248 pp.



Gary, J. E. (2011, February). Toward a new macrohistory: An extension to Sardar's 'postnormal times.' Futures, 43(1), 48-51. doi:10.1016/j.futures.2010.04.033

Gary, J. E. (2010, September). Leading from the future: A review of the Regent foresight program. Journal of Futures Studies, 15(1), 119-133.

Gary, J. E. (2009, August). Foresight styles assessment: Testing a new tool for consulting futurists. Journal of Futures Studies, 14(1), 1-26.

Gary, J. (2008, September). The future according to Jesus: A Galilean model of foresight. Futures, 40(7), 630-642.

Gary, J. (2007). What would Jesus lead: Identity theft, leadership evolution, and open systems. Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership, 1(2). School of Business & Leadership, Regent University. [Download PDF]

Gary, J. E. (2004, Spring). Creating the future of faith: Foresighted pastors and organic theologians. Dialog: A Journal of Theology, 43(1), 36-40.

Gary, J. E., & Johnson, T. M. (1999, Fall). The watchword in world missions: Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the watchword. “A Church for Every People by the Year 2000,” International Journal of Frontier Missions, 16(3), 161-163.

Gary, J. E. (1996). A church for every people - Beyond 2000. Evangelical Missions Quarterly, 32(3), 292-295.


Gary, J. (2010, 1 January). The post-church letters: Voices from 2020. Church Executive Magazine.

Gary, J. E. (2009, 1 November). Self-sacrificial Leadership: Is it time for Islamo-Christian culture? Transcendence Magazine. David Group International:

Gary, J. (2009, 1 October). Global Recession, Organizational Depression? David Group International

Gary, J. E. (2010, Summer). Strategic foresight: Looking to the future to plan today. Outcomes Magazine, 34(2), 26-27.

Gary, J. E. (2007, November 5). Out of the corner of God's eye. Reflections on the future of spirituality, postmodernism, and integral theory.

Gary, J. E. (2007, October 31). Vulnerable mission: You mean what? Online op-ed,

Gary, J. E. (2004, Spring). The future according to Jesus.

Gary, J. E. (2003, Summer). The pattern of Biblical transformation.

Gary, J. E., & Kirby, R. S. (2002). The future of religion FAQ.

Gary, J. E. (2002). Exploring Christian futures.

Gary, J. E. (1995 – 1996). Let’s talk 2000 & AD2000-L listserve.


Participant, Society for Pentecostal Studies, Converge21 (Feb 29-Mar 2), Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA.

Work group member for U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff G-2- Intelligence, at Winter 2010 Mad Scientist Future Technology Seminar, 20-22 January, Newport News, VA.

Participant. God@Work: Integrating ministry and business (2007). Rocky Mountain Regional, Christian Management Association, Colorado Springs, CO, September 11.

Participant. Business Serving the World. (2007). Christian Business Faculty Association: 2007 Annual Conference. Seattle, WA, October 4-6.

Speaker, "Congress on the Holy Spirit and World Evangelization," North American Renewal Service Committee, Indianapolis, IN, August 16-18, 1990.

Participant, Lausanne II in Manila (1989, July). Manila Philippines.


Gary, J. E. (2012, 3 March). Outlook for 2020: Results from a real-time Delphi survey of global Pentecostal leaders. Religion & Culture section, presented at the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Abraham Ruelas (Chair), Virginia Beach, VA.

Gary, J.E. (2012, 12 Jan). "Outlook 2020: The future of Spirit-Empowered Christianity," Empowered21, Global Council, Orlando, FL.

Gary, J. (2011, 26 Oct). The futures of futures education: Sustaining and disruptive innovation in graduate programs. Webinar presentation to the Association of Professional Futurists, Fall V-Gathering,

Gary, J. (2011, 13 Oct). Future proof your ministry: How to anticipate tomorrow's surprises today. An international webinar for The Mission-Exchange, Atlanta, GA.

Gary, J.; Spencer, F. (2011, July 8) “Foresight Educators Boot camp,” 8 hour pre-course, World Future Society annual conference, Vancouver, BC

Gary, J. (2011, July 7) “Jump-start your career as a foresight educator,” Education summit: Education and the new normal, plenary session, World Future Society annual conference, Vancouver, BC

Gary, J. (2011, 9 June). The future within us. In 2011 National Conference, Coaches session. Virginia Beach, VA: Institute of Cultural Communicators.

Gary, J. (2011, May 12) “Living in Postnormal Times: Reinvent, restructure & reconsider your leadership,“ Master’s Residency, GLE, Opening Plenary,

Moderator, Faculty Focus Group, 3rd Annual QEP Roundtable, Living Latino: US Narratives, February 17, 2011, Regent University.

Discussion facilitator for Annual Virtual Conference on Moral Leadership, The Seven Deadly Sins in Leadership, December 17,  2010, GLE, Regent University.

Gary, J. (2010, Dec. 8). “Mapping the Future of Christianity: Forecasts, Scenarios and Wildcards,” Guest Lecturer. STH TH 850 Comparative Christianity, Dr. Todd Johnson, Boston University, Boston, MA.

Gary, J. (2010, Dec 2). “Emerging Issues Analysis,” 1 hour workshop for delegation of University Administrators from Universidad Indoamerica de Ecuador , hosted by Dr. Sergio Matviuk, Department of Global Affairs, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA,

Gary, J. (2010, Sept 23). The Future of the Media Environment 2020. Guest Lecturer. CTV 528: Leadership Issues In Media, Dr. Norman Mintle, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA,

Gary, J.; Steele, S. (2010, July 7) “Foresight Educators Boot camp,” 8 hour pre-course, World Future Society annual conference, Boston,

Gary, J.; Johnson, T. ; Bisk, T; Miller, R.(2010, July 10) “The Future of Faith,” 90 minute session, World Future Society annual conference, Boston,

Gary, J. (2010, June 24). Managing Change, Presenter, Impact Series 2010, GLE, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA

Gary, J. (2010, May 16) “Postnormal Times: Moving from a language to a model of global transition,” Presenter, Leading Transformative Innovation, GLE Annual Roundtables of Research, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA.

Gary, J. (2010, Apr 15). “Creating 21st Century Churches,” Presenter, Regent Pastor’s Luncheon, Church Relations, Regent University. Virginia Beach, VA,

Discussion leader, “Global Futures and the Middle East,” 2nd Regent RU Global Roundtable, A window to the Middle East, Coordinator, Dr. Corne Bekker. 11 February, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA.

Gary, J. (2010, Jan 14). “Strategic Foresight: For such a time as this,” Online webinar  address to prospective students, GLE marketing, Regent University.

Gary, J. (2009, Dec 3). “Global Christian Leadership,” Online webinar address to Global Service Associates, Boulder, Colorado.

Gary, J. (2009, Nov 3). “Strategic Leadership,” for Center for Effective Organizations, School of Business & Leadership, Regent University, training program for China Association for International Friendly Contact (CAIFC).

Gary, J., Gomez, D, Osula, B., Bekker, C. (2009, Nov 3) Panelist, Online Dialogue with Faculty of Colegio de Estudiar Superior de Administracion in Bogota, Colombia, Faculty of Commercial Finance and Market Strategy, coordinated by Dr. Rodrigo Zarate and Dr. Gary Oster, Regent University.

Gary, J., Leading city transformation, Presenter, Bogota, Colombia, September 26, 2009, Skype presentation to, Contact: Edgardo Peña, A project coordinated by Dr. Sergio Matviuk for Regent University professors and students, involving them in service learning;

Gary, J. (2009). Futuring methods for media producers & directors. Guest Lecturer. CTV 528: Leadership Issues In Media, Dr. Norman Mintle, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA, September 24.

Gary, J. E. (2009). Leading city transformation. Presenter, Bogota, Colombia, September 26. Skype presentation to, Contact: Edgardo Peña, A project coordinated by Dr. Sergio Matviuk for Regent University professors and students, involving them in service learning. [Download PDF]

Gary, J. E. (2009). Corporate decision-making: Is it future proof? Convener and presenter with Mary Beth McEuen and Donald Healthfield, World Future Society, Chicago,IL, July 18.

Gary, J. E. (2009). How to start a new career as a futures educator. Convener and co-presenter with Susan Whitfield, World Future Society, Chicago, July 18. [Download PDF]

Gary, J. E. (2009). Education summit: Innovation and creativity in learning. Moderator, one-day meeting, World Future Society, Chicago, IL, July 17.

Gary, J. E. (2009). Modeling global futures. One-day pre-course, Dr. Tom Ferleman, copresenter, World Future Society, Chicago, IL, July 16.

Gary, J. E., (2009). The future of leadership in a black swan world. Presenter, GLE Alumni and Prospect Reception. Chicago, IL, July 16. [Download PDF]

Gary, J. E. (2009). Managing change & uncertainty. Presenter, Impact Series 2009, GLE, Regent University, May 28.

Gary, J. E., (2009). The future according to Jesus. Lecture for PHIL 124, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, CO, Professor Bruce McCluggage, January 12.

Gary, J. E. (2008). Futuring: Management issues in the digital age. Lecture for COM 639, Regent University master students, Dr. Norman Mintle, September 25.

Gary, J. (2008). Assessing Wilber's model of integral leadership. In Cornelius Bekker, (Chair), Spiritual leadership: Past, present and future. International Leadership Association, Los Angeles, CA, November 14.

Gary, J. E., Bekker, Gary, J. E., Heathfield, D., & Ferleman, T. (2008). Future management: Processes and tools. In World future 2008: Seeing the future through new eyes. Washington, DC: World Future Society, July 28.

Gary, J. E., & Molitor, G. T. T. (2008). Framing and forecasting patterns of change: A two-day course. World future 2008: Seeing the future through new eyes. Washington, DC: World Future Society, July 25-26.

Gary, J. E. (2008). Considering the Ph.D. in futures studies: How a four-step ladder of methods, theory, frameworks and philosophy helps advance the discipline. In Linda Groff & Andreas Ligtvoet (Chairs), Implementing visions of emergence - Perspectives, tools and methods. World Futures Studies Federation XXth World Conference, University West, Trollhätten, Sweden. July 2.

Gary, J. E., & Hoffmann, T. Facilitators. (2008). A scenario planning workshop: Thriving in the decade of radical transformation. Congregations in Ministry committee, The Episcopal Church USA, Quito, Ecuador, February 10.

Gary, J. E. (2007, October 4). Does forgiveness fit in the workplace? In Paul Yost (Chair), Human Resource Practices. Bridging Sunday and Monday: Making Faith Really Matter in Business, The Center for Integrity in Business, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA.

Gary, J. E. (2007, 26 September). Framing Christian futures: From the parable of the dishonest manager. Presented at the Presidential Leadership Summit. Robert J. Duncan (Ed.), Muskogee, OK: Bacone College.

Gary, J. E. & Molitor, G. (2007, Sept. 20). Foresight 2007: The 5th annual futures conference for Christian Leaders. Regent University, Va. Beach, VA.

Gary, J. E. (2007, July 31). “The Future According to Jesus.” World Future Society. Minneapolis, MN.

Gary, J. E. (2007, July 30). “Why Future Studies Needs a Theory Base.” World Future Society. Minneapolis, MN.

Gary, J. E., Bezold, C., & Peters, T. (2006, Sept. 20-22). Foresight 2006: The 4th annual futures conference for Christian Leaders. Regent University, Va. Beach, VA.

Gary, J. E., & Lombardo, T. (2006, July 30). The future of science, religion and spirituality. World Future Society, Toronto, Canada.

Gary, J. E. (2006, 24 March). Self-sacrificial leadership: Using ancient and contemporary models to foster Islamo-Christian culture. In Frederick Denny (Chair), Religious Rhetoric and Violence. Rocky Mountain-Great Plains Meeting, American Academy of Religion & Society of Biblical Literature, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO.

Gary, J. E., & King, T. (2005, July 31). Futurists vs. Religionists: Conflict, conversation, and convergence.

Gary, J. E., Burton, L. E., Hines, A., Slaughter, R. &  Shostak, A. B. (2005, July 31). The future of futures research. World Future Society, Chicago, IL.Gary, J. E., Dror, M., Johnson, T., Cassidy, D. (2004) "The Future of Transmodern Spirituality," World Future Society annual conference, Washington, DC; August 1, 2004. [Download PDF]

Gary, J. E. (2004) "Future Proof Your Ministry," workshop, Christian Futures, Penrose House, Colorado Springs, January 24, 2004.

Gary, J. E. (2003) "Creating Our Future," plenary, Colorado Springs 2020 Forum, City Hall, Colorado Springs, CO; October 19, 2003. [Download PDF]

Gary, J. E. (2003) "Does Faith Have a Future?," World Future Society-Colorado Springs, February 27, 2003.

Gary, J. E. (2003) "A Question of Integrity," World Future Society annual conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 19, 2003. [Download PDF]

Gary, J. E., Greenwood, D. and Donnelly, K. (2002) "The Future of Cities," World Future Society annual conference, San Francisco, July 21, 2002. [Download PDF]

Gary, J. E. and Rabey, S. (2002) "Covering the Future," Evangelical Press Association national conference, Colorado Springs, CO, April 29, 2002. [Download PDF]

Gary, J. E. (2000) "Beyond Millennium Madness," Pikes Peak Library Channel, TV lecture, Colorado Springs, CO, February 15, 2000.

Gary, J. E. (1999) "The Mile High Millennium," plenary to civic leaders, downtown Denver, CO, May 7, 1999.

Gary, J. E. (1997) "Ten Global Trends in Religion," World Future Society annual conference, San Francisco, July 17, 1997.



  • Consultant, (2011, Jan - onward). Billy Wilson, International Center for Spiritual Renewal, Cleveland, TN,
  • Consultant, (2010, Dec. 16). Certificate in Community Transformation, Communities of the Future, Rick Smyre, Gastonia, NC,
  • Consultant (2010, April 4) "Regent University: Toward 2020—an emerging issues proposal," co-authored report for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Dr. James Downey, Regent University.
  • Work group member for U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff G-2-Intelligence, at Winter 2009 Future of Operational Environment Seminar, 17-19 March, Portsmouth, VA
  • Consultant, Advanced Planning Office, for environmental analysis (2007, Fall). NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA
  • Council Member – Consultant (2007, Fall) Gerson Lehrman Group, Policy & Economics Council
  • Consultant to Executive Committee, issues analysis, (2007, Fall). Forum Foundation, Seattle, WA
  • Consultant to strategic lead team, trends analysis of youth culture 2020 (2007, Fall). Teen Mania, Garden Valley, TX
  • Future of Mission Aviation, Spring, 2004, Global Mapping International
  • Holy Land Trust, 1996-1997
  • Leadership ’88 and GCOWE ’89, Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization, 1986-1989
  • AD 2000 Movement, 1989 – 1990
  • Worldwide Student Network, Campus Crusade for Christ, 1986 – 1988
  • Perspectives Study Program, Institute of International Studies, 1982-1986



Lead developer, (2004-2006), Regent University, Master of Strategic Foresight, 17 course curriculum in Blackboard.

Producer for Graham Molitor, Forecasting patterns of change, streaming media, 2008.

Producer: Jaccaci, A. (2006). Mapping transformation through the Metamatrix. 7 session DVD series.

Producer: Slaughter, R. A. (2005). Pathways to foresight. 8 session DVD series.

Gary, J., & Gary, O. (1983). The Luna game: A communication experience. A cross-cultural simulation. Pasadena, CA: World Christian Magazine.