Barry Dennis

Barry Dennis is an author, musician, poet, inspirational speaker, coach and minister.

In ’89, Barry performed in Gorky Park in Russia at an international Peace Conference for over 500 ambassadors of peace representing 15 different countries around the world. That week the Berlin Wall came down.

From 1993-2004, he also traveled the country delivering his program “Say Yes to Life” for schools and youth groups teaching the value of making positive choices.
In 2005, Barry founded Celebration Church, an independent New Thought church in Portland, Oregon. Within 3 years he grew the church to be one of the largest progressive, open churches in the country with a congregation of several hundred people each Sunday.

In 2010 he founded a whole new movement called “Coexist Celebration.” Coexist meets several times a year in a variety of locations, celebrating all faiths as unique expressions of the one truth — LOVE. Priests, Rabbis, Monks, Ministers and teachers of all faiths join together in the common goal of peace, peace of mind, and “peace of planet.”

Barry has recorded 3 original music CD’s and written over 250 short stories. His first inspirational book, The Chotchky Challenge, published by Hay House has been met with rave reviews. He has recently been featured in the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Huffington Post to name a few. Maria Schriver has named him one of America's leading “architects of change.” Barry is one of the most sought after radio and television show guests in the human potential movement today.

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Entries by Barry Dennis

Do You Have Too Much Stuff?

In this very instant, right where you are, you have everything you need to create the life of your dreams. In fact… You Have Too Much. We live in the most abundant times in human history. We’re so blessed, we’re stressed. We have so many clothes, we often experience Apparelization: the stress felt undecided, frozen in our closets, paralyzed by our apparel. Most Americans cannot fit their car in their garage. Storage is a billion dollar business. Our children have more toys and gadgets than their room was designed to hold. We get angry with them when it becomes a mess…. Read more.

How Can I Let Go of My Stuff?

“How can I take steps to let go of my stuff?” ~ Pam, Dover, NH Hello Pam, This is a great question and one that needs to be on all of our minds. The power of “letting go” is universal and is at the center of all great wisdom teachings. And it is more critical today then ever. We have become a society of “closet hoarders.” We’re looking for meaning in “more.” Why? Because our culture continually “sells” us this lie. It is pounded into our mind from the day we are born and so we go about our lives… Read more.