Barry has nine earned degrees, with two Ph.Ds. in geology and education, and has worked in the public, private and academic sectors within Australia and New Zealand. His search for meaning in life came to fruition when he came to recognise the creative and redemptive works of God. This recognition is the guiding influence that he knows has made him a better individual, philosopher and scientist. He works as a part-time editor, reviewer and writer for Creation Ministries International.