Barry was born in Paragould, AR and raised in California. He accepted Christ at a Richard Hogue Crusade in 1973. He received his bachelor’s at San Jose State University and his master’s at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Christian Music. He has served in churches in New Mexico and at Shady Oaks since 1990. His wife, Paula, and he have a son, Shelby and a daughter Heather and three grandchildren.
Favorite worship song/hymn: He Will Hold Me Fast & All Hail the Power of Jesus Name
Favorite bible verse/passage: Psalm 32:3-5 & 1 Peter 5:6-7
Favorite bible character: David
Hobbies/what you enjoy doing your spare time: selling and collecting antiques