Gordy has been involved in youth and young adult ministry since his own young adult years. Together with several other zealous university students, he founded Saint Paul’s Outreach on the campus of the University of Saint Thomas in the early 1980s. Gordy continues to be actively involved with the teaching, formation, and evangelization of university students and young adults in the Twin Cities area and around the country. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Theology from The Saint Paul Seminary and is a regular instructor in the Diaconate Formation Program for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Gordy is a leader in the Community of Christ the Redeemer, an association of lay faithful in the Archdiocese, and is also a member of the NET Ministries Board of Directors. Gordy has received the following awards for his work in evangelization- “Catholic Man of the Year”from Catholic Defense League, “Distinguished Alumnus”from Net Ministries, and “Distinguished Alumnus" from the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.