Pictured Above: Brianna, Brandon, Nathaniel, Jody & Barry

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MRS. LOVETT’S 2017- 2018 SCHOOL PICTURE

Barry and Jody met while attending Judson University. The summer of 1975 they were both selected to represent the college on the Summer Reach Out Team CHRISMA. The following summer they were married.  After graduating in 1977 they traveled for one year full time with the music group “One More Reason”.  Jody’s recording album, Blessed are the Children was produced by John Innes, accompanist for the Billy Graham Crusades.

Jody currently teaches music at Hawaii Baptist Academy. where she is also the Director of the Eagle Choir. The Lovett’s have three children, Brandon, also a graduate of Judson University, resides in Indiana with his wife Savanna. Nathaniel, a graduate of the University of Hawaii, resides in Michigan. He and his wife Sarah were married in July of 2019.  Brianna, also a graduate from UH, resides in California with her husband Kolomona Wilson-Ku and their son Jordy. Both Brandon and Bri were married in November 2016.

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THE EAGLE CHOIR, CHRISTMAS PROGRAM, HAWAII CONVENTION CENTER 2018


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Dr. Lovett is also on staff of The American Baptist Churches Los Angeles, Southwest and Hawaii as a Resource Minister for Hawaii.


INTERESTS 

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BLUE & BEAR

Biking (motorcycle), Hiking, Landscaping, Guitar, The Symphony, Photography

FAVORITE THINGS

Music- all kinds, especially Hawaiian. TV Shows – Blue Bloods and the old black & white episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. Food – Seafood. Restaurant – Red Lobster. Drink – Pina-colada smoothie. Movies – Comedies. Pastime – The beach, mountains, Hawaiian sunsets, flowers.

EDUCATION

  • Judson University, Elgin, IL, attended 9/74 -6/77, major: Human Relations, Degree: BA
  • Taylor University, Upland IN, attended post term 1975
  • PASTOR BARRY & JODY WITH SARAH AND NATHANIEL, MARRIED JULY 13, 2019

    Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas TX, attended summer 1980

  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, attended 9/80-6/81
  • Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL, attended 9/81-6/86, major: New Testament, degree: Masters of Divinity
  • Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, attended 6/94-6/01, major: Church Growth, degree: Doctor of Ministry

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  •  Grow Scholar, Center of Renewal of the Churches, Northern Baptist Seminary, Chicago, IL
  • Evangelism Award, American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region
  • DR BARRY LOVETT DAY PROCLAMATIONNeil Abercrombie, Governor, State of Hawaii, February 17, 2013
  • Recognized for 40+ Years of Pastoral Ministry,  by Dr. Samuel Chetti, Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of Los Angeles, the Southwest and Hawaii, at the Annual Meeting of the Hawaii Association of American Baptists, October 2017.
  • Celebrating 17 years as Pastor of First Baptist Church of Honolulu, February 2020.

In the early 1990’s, while pastoring in Kewanee, IL, Barry was the program host for a listener supported radio program called “Words of Life” that aired for one hour seven nights a week.  Click below to listen.


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NATHANIEL & SARAH’S WEDDING HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO

NATHANIEL & SARAH’S WEDDING  PHOTOS

NATHANIEL & SARAH’S ENGAGEMENT

BRI & KO’S AND BRANDON & SAVANNA’S  WEDDING

BRI & KO’S WEDDING HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO

GRANDSON, JORDY KAMEALOHA, BORN TO KO & BRI FEBRUARY 9TH, 2019

GRANDSON, JACKSON NATHANIEL, BORN TO NATHANIEL & SARAH OCTOBER 13TH, 2020