The mission of Dallas Theological Seminary is to
glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders
for the proclamation of His Word and the
building up of the body of Christ worldwide.
BS, Cornell University, 1977; MS, Mankato State University, 1978; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1983; EdM, Columbia University, 1991; MPhil, 1994; PhD, 1995.
Dr. Barnes is an ordained minister and a licensed psychologist who specializes in
marriage and family research, counseling, and training. After graduating from DTS
he served as an assistant pastor for seven years. While in the New York area he was a
research project coordinator at NYU Medical Center’s Family Studies Clinic and later
completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship through Parkland Hospital (Dallas) and
the Child Guidance Clinics of Dallas and Texoma. His great celebrations of life are his wife, four adult kids
plus three more by marriage, seven grandkids, and bicycle racing.