Barry serves as the Ministries Director (Chief of Staff) for The Assembly at Broken Arrow, a thriving church located in south Broken Arrow. He has served this congregation since 2004.
Over his 20 years of ministry, he has served in a variety of ministry roles including Christian school administrator, associate pastor, and as executive pastor in churches in Alabama, Virginia, and Oklahoma.
Barry’s ministry experience began very early in his life as he was born into a ministry family. His parents were preparing to become foreign missionaries when he was born and for the first 8 years of his life he lived on the mission field in Uganda, East Africa and Taichung, Taiwan.
These early experiences helped shape Barry’s view of family and ministry. After completing high school, he enrolled at Oral Roberts University majoring in music. During his sophomore year, he met Stephanie, his wife, who was also a music major, and shortly after they both graduated in 1991, they were married.
After graduating with an undergraduate degree, Barry continued his education at Oral Roberts University. He received a Master of Divinity degree in 1994, and in 1999, he was awarded a Doctor of Ministry degree.
Barry and Stephanie have been married 21 years and have 3 amazing kids: Garrison (16), Audrey (13), and Natalie (11).