Barby is a native of California who grew up as daughter of missionaries in Argentina. She has been happily married to the President of Dallas Theological Seminar, Mark Bailey (for 39 years) and feels privileged to have served for over 35 years as a pastor's wife, professor's wife and seminary president's wife. She is a mother to two grown children Josh (a worship pastor), and Jeremy (a Christian coach and teacher), and is a grandmother to five grandchildren.
Barby is a former 5th grade math and science teacher, who today continues to teach truths to ‘students,’ using the Bible as her textbook. You'll quickly see that Barby is passionate about God's people. She enjoys Studying God's Word and sharing it with others; writing; having fun with her husband, Mark; influencing her children's and grandchildren's lives for eternity and disciplining other women.