Blast from the Past: Barry interviewed by the 49ers

Blast from the Past: Barry interviewed by the 49ers

In 2015, the San Francisco 49ers sent up their film crew to interview me and my family at GracePoint Church. They heard that I was a 49er fan pastoring in a Seattle Seahawk crazed churched. It was a part of an award winning segment called “The Faithful”...
Genuinely Happy… Behind Enemy Lines

Genuinely Happy… Behind Enemy Lines

I’m a huge 49er fan living in Seattle Seahawks territory. On top of this, I’m a pastor at a Seahawks-crazed church. When I moved to Washington in 2005, my team’s record was 2-14 and was the worst team in the NFL. This was also the same year the Hawks...
My Top 10 Thankful For List

My Top 10 Thankful For List

1.  My wife and family. After 28 years of marriage, I am in love with my wife more than ever! Candy is such a perfect match for me in so many ways. She is beautiful, fun to be with, loves sports, and a woman after God’s heart. I thank God for her all the time....
10 Things I’m Thankful About My Church

10 Things I’m Thankful About My Church

There are many things I am thankful for about my church, Silverdale Baptist.  So, for sake of time and space, here are 10 things I’m thankful for:     10. Authentic Lives and Laughter. Our church is filled with real people with real problems but thank God, we...
Team, Team, Team

Team, Team, Team

This week, America’s favorite pastime (baseball) gave way to America’s passion (football).  The reason I love football so much is how much of a team sport it is. In basketball, having a few good starters can push a team to victory. In football there are so...
Ch Ch CHANGE!

Ch Ch CHANGE!

Change is inevitable. Change is all around us. It happens all the time. But, many people claim to hate change. Really? I can understand hating change when our waistline grows larger or when our hair turns gray or loose. I get this. But I believe most people, in fact,...

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