Gibson is married, with six children and seven grandchildren.
His previous ministry included pastoring, foreign mission work, Bible college teaching and administration, Christian school teaching and administration, and writing.
He lived in Ukraine with his family for five years and served Kiev Wesley Bible College in the roles of professor, academic dean, and president. During that time he also taught classes at other colleges and preached in churches in Ukraine and Russia.
He has taught at Union Bible College and Allegheny Wesleyan College, and is currently a part-time professor at God’s Bible College, in Cincinnati. His courses include intercultural studies and urban ministry.
He graduated from Union Bible College with a Th.B., from Wesley Biblical Seminary with an M.A. in Theology, from Louisiana Baptist University with an M.A. in Biblical Studies, and from Grace Theological Seminary with a D. Min.
He is ordained by the Pilgrim Holiness Church. Gibson pastored Victory Chapel, a diverse inner-city church in Indianapolis, for five years.
Books written by Gibson include The Prosperity Prophets (English & Russian); Steps of Grace (Russian, English, & French); The Sincerity of God: A Demonstration of the Wesleyan Promise Hermeneutic; and Practical Christianity, a course for discipleship (English, Russian, & Chinese).
Books edited by Gibson include I Believe: Fundamentals of the Christian Faith and A Timeless Faith: John Wesley for the 21st Century.
His most recent book is The Little Red Hen: Principles of Ministry in Poverty.
He is a writer for Shepherds Global Classroom, preparing courses for ministry training worldwide. His courses include Christian Beliefs, Cults and World Religions, Church Issues, Romans, and Ministry Leadership.