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Barry S. Bruce was born in Lakewood California in 1961 and grew up in nearby Los Alamitos.  Upon graduating from Los Alamitos High School, Barry studied at Cypress Jr. College, Pacific Christian College (now Hope University) and the Youth With A Mission (YWAM) mercy ship, the M/V Anastasis.  He married his wife Terryl on December 10, 1982 and together they set sail for a ministry adventure.

After their return to the United States, Barry and his wife moved into the city of Hawaiian Gardens where they founded a Christian outreach; The Way Out Ministries.  Barry became an ordained minister with the Evangelical Church Alliance in 1987.   Pastor Barry has worked extensively with the physically and mentally challenged and at-risk youth and their families.  He is a national speaker with the RCA and has trained professionals to work in urban settings.

In his free time, Pastor Barry enjoys spending time with his wife and their three adult children.  Currently working on a book, he is a writer, director, musician, songwriter and thespian with several plays and songs to his credit.  Pastor Barry loves the outdoors and has backpacked extensively in the California Mountains.