Barbara has been in full-time, vocational ministry with her husband, Josiah, for most of their 39 years of marriage. Their work has included two U.S. church plants and leading international mission teams in Ireland. Barbara travels extensively with Josiah encouraging the many missionaries and pastor’s wives she meets around the world. Barbara also speaks at conferences and women’s events bringing her passion for women’s issues and the unique pressures on women in ministry. She and Josiah have three children and three grandchildren.