Barry Tuggle


Phone: 209-404-0134

Job Title: Lead Pastor

Hometown:Sunnyvale, CA

Family: My wife Colleen, Kids: Matt, Lauren, Derek, Amanda, Dustin , Ashlyn and 7 awesome grandkids!

Describe your job
Equip people to lead others into a growing relationship with Jesus.

One thing people don’t realize about the Living Hope staff that they need to know?
Lovers of God's church who tirelessly give their lives away to see Living Hope grow into mature followers of Jesus.


Tell us a story of what you’ve seen God do through your ministry
People far from God becoming close followers of Jesus. Marriages restored. Bodies and emotions healed. Friendships formed with God and His people. Discouraged folk finding genuine hope!!

This or that?

Beach or mountains?

Always beach

Coffee or tea?

Coffee. My mug is surgically attached to my hand.

Early bird or night owl?

Early to rise, late to bed…I'm working on this

PC or Mac?

Both, but I'm fond of all things Apple

Ice Cream or FroYo?
Ice Cream. Addicted to it!



In my free time I enjoy… 
Riding my Harley, fishing and reading.

Favorite spot in Oakdale area?
Wherever my grandkids are!

One place I’ve always wanted to visit is…

The best movie of all time is clearly…
Shawshank Redemption

The famous person I most clearly resemble is…
Been told a few times, John Ritter. I don’t see it…