Barry Jones

Senior Pastor

Dr. Barry Jones is married to Kim, and together they have two sons, Will and Pierson, and a daughter, Kathleen. The Joneses love outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and mountain biking. Barry and Kim both love to travel, and so they enjoy introducing their favorite destinations to their kids every time they have the chance.

Barry graduated from Grapevine High School and then went on to the University of North Texas. He completed his master’s degree at Dallas Seminary and his Ph.D. in theology at Wheaton College outside of Chicago. During his time as a student at DTS and at Wheaton, Barry served in a variety of ministry capacities including time as a youth pastor, a camp and retreat speaker, and an interim teaching pastor. Over the last several years Barry has been an integral part of the preaching team and pastoral staff at IBC, while also serving as a member of the faculty at Dallas Theological Seminary. His passions are to teach the Scriptures, make disciples, and train future leaders who are deeply rooted in their faith and vitally engaged in the world around them.

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