Pastor Barry and Amy were married in 1985. They have four adult children
A native of Tennessee, Barry was licensed and ordained to the Gospel Ministry at Central Baptist Church in Hixson, TN. He graduated from Bryan College with a BA in Religious Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity as well as doctoral seminars at New Orleans Seminary and the University of Tennessee.
He served in churches throughout Tennessee and Mississippi before being called in 1988 as the Preaching Associate for Dr. Ron Phillips at Central Baptist Church in Hixson, TN. He also served on the North American Mission Board of the SBC.
Amy is called to minister to her husband and family as a homemaker, but also is used by God as a teacher and speaker. She serves on the Family Ministry Team in Children’s Ministry, and the Intercessory Prayer Ministry